Five injured in Blacko accident

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Five people were taken to hospital after two vehicles were involved in a head-on collision in Gisburn Road, Blacko, last night.

The causalties were treated for various injuries at hospitals around the area following the accident near to the former Greystones pub at around 8pm.

None of the injured was understood to be seriously hurt.

Fire crews from Nelson, Colne and Burnley attended the scene along with four ambulances, but all the injured had got out of the vehicles by the time they arrived.

Firefighters and paramedics administered first aid to the casualties prioor to them being taken to hospital.