Roofs cut off two cars after crash

Wigan Road, Leigh. Pic: Google Earth
Wigan Road, Leigh. Pic: Google Earth

Four people were trapped inside two cars after a crash last night.

The silver Peugeot 407 and blue Seat Ibiza collided on Wigan Road, Leigh, near the junction with Shelley Street, at around 8.15pm.

The emergency services were called and people living nearby went out to help until they arrived.

Two people were trapped in each car and firefighters from Leigh and Hindley cut the roofs off the cars to free them.

Two girls, aged 16 and 17, were taken to Wigan Infirmary for treatment to suspected spinal injuries.

Other people in the cars suffered minor injuries.

Police attended but no arrests were made.