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Incident Date: 20 June 2017
BETWEEN 5.30pm on Tuesday, June 20, and 8.30am on Wednesday, June 21, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service were called to 81 incidents.
Read about a road traffic collision in Farnworth crews went to below:
Road traffic collision – Farnworth
AT 8.28pm on Tuesday, June 20, two crews from Farnworth and the technical rescue unit and major rescue unit from Leigh were called to a road traffic collision on the M61 southbound link road to the M60.
On arrival, crews found the collision to be between an HGV and a van and used specialist cutting and stabilisation equipment to rescue a casualty, before ambulance crews took the casualty to hospital.
Firefighters were on the scene for an hour.