A WOMAN was taken to hospital after being cut out of her vehicle in Hindley.

It has been reported that a collision took place on Atherton Road, Hindley, at around 3.20pm on Tuesday, November 7.

It is believed that a car crashed into two stationary vehicles and firefighters were called to release the woman due to mechanical issues, rather than because of any serious injuries.

However, Greater Manchester Police have confirmed that the woman was taken to hospital following the incident.

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A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service said: “At shortly after 3.20pm on Tuesday, November 7, two fire engines from Leigh and Hindley fire stations, as well as the Technical Response Unit from Leigh, were called to attend a road traffic collision involving three cars on Atherton Road, Hindley.

“Crews arrived quickly and used specialist equipment to extricate one female casualty from her vehicle and she was later conveyed to hospital.

“Firefighters worked alongside Greater Manchester Police and North West Ambulance Service to make the area safe before departing after just over an hour at the scene.”