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Man seriously injured after car crashes into parked van in Wythenshawe

Manchester Evening News logo Manchester Evening News 5 days ago Rebecca Day
a view of a city at night: Emergency services were called to the scene following a crash in Wythenshawe © Fae Biri‎ Emergency services were called to the scene following a crash in Wythenshawe

A man suffered serious injuries after a crashed into a parked van in the early hours in Wythenshawe.

Police were called to Blackcarr Road at around 1am on Friday after a Ford Focus smashed into the vehicle.

A man had to be cut out of the car by firefighters.

The man, who was seriously injured, was taken to Manchester Royal Infirmary, a North West Ambulance Service spokeswoman (NWAS) said.

It is unclear whether his injuries are life-threatening.

Another man was treated for minor injuries.

a close up of a street at night: A man was taken to hospital with serious injuries © Fae Biri A man was taken to hospital with serious injuries

 A GMP spokeswoman said: "We were called at 1.16am to Blackcarr Road to reports of a collision involving a car and a van."

A spokeswoman for North West Ambulance Service said: "We were called at 1.17am to Blackcarr Road to reports of a road traffic collision.

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"We sent two ambulances and a rapid response vehicle to the scene. There were two patients. One is described as having minor injuries.

"But the other one was more seriously injured, so they were taken to the major trauma centre at Manchester Royal Infirmary."

A fire service spokesman said: "We were called at 1.27am to Blackcarr road to a crash involving two vehicles.

"Two fire engines from Wythenshawe and a technical response unit from Ashton were sent to the scene.

"One man was rescued from the vehicle. Firefighters used specialist equipment to release him.

"We were on the scene for 45 minutes."

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