A DRIVER suffered injuries to his leg and chest during a crash on the East Lancs last night.

As reported, emergency services were called to reports of a collision between a Honda Civic and a Ford transit camper on the dual carriageway, close to the junction of Green Leach Lane at 9.55pm on Sunday.

A Merseyside Police spokesperson said: "The driver of the Honda suffered an injury to his leg and chest. There are no reports of any serious injuries to the occupants of the camper van.

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"North West Ambulance Service attended the scene.

"Enquiries remain ongoing."

The crash led to the closure on the Manchester-bound section of the road, between Haresfinch and Moss Bank.