Police close road after dramatic crash as car left crushed from smashing into barrier. The incident, which unfolded on Tuesday night near Rochdale town centre, prompted an immediate response from emergency services. A vehicle was seen mounting the kerb before colliding with a roadside barrier, leading to a significant police presence and road closure on Oldham Road.
- Two cars involved in a crash near Rochdale town centre.
- Emergency services responded to the scene at around 8:30 pm.
- No serious injuries reported, and no need for vehicle extrication.
- Investigations ongoing, with no arrests confirmed yet.
Emergency Services Respond to Oldham Road Collision
Following the dramatic crash, police, fire crews, and paramedics were dispatched to the junction of Oldham Road and Wood Street. The collision, which occurred outside The Eagle Hotel, involved one car crashing into a barrier and another hitting a crossing. Debris from the accident covered the roadway, necessitating an extensive clean-up operation.
Greater Manchester Police Conducting Thorough Investigation
While the area was cordoned off, police conducted a thorough investigation to determine the circumstances leading to the crash. Greater Manchester Police have yet to release further details regarding potential arrests or the cause of the accident. A spokesperson for GMFRS confirmed their swift response and assistance at the scene.
|Time of Incident
|8:30 pm, February 6
|Oldham Road, Rochdale
|Police, Fire Crews, Paramedics
|No serious injuries
Police close road after dramatic crash as car left crushed from smashing into barrier, marking a significant disruption in Rochdale town centre. The swift response from emergency services ensured public safety and a prompt investigation. As the community awaits further details, the incident serves as a stark reminder of the importance of road safety.