A THREE-car crash took place near a pub yesterday, Thursday.

Emergency services were sent to Bolton Road in Atherton near the The Lion Inn at around 4.30pm after a collision.

Two fire engines and a technical rescue unit were sent there and quickly dealt with the incident.

The crews were in attendance for around 25 minutes before police took over the scene.

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Two ambulances and two rapid response vehicles were also called but no-one was taken to hospital.