Man, 20, killed in two-car crash in Lancashire

A 20-year-old man has been killed in a car crash in Lancashire.

The man was driving a blue Mini which was in collision with a silver Mercedes C200 travelling in the opposite direction on Elton Road, between Blackburn and Haslingden.

Police said they were alerted about the crash at 08:30 BST.

The man, from Ashton-under-Lyne, died at the scene and a man and two girls, who were also in the car, were taken to hospital with serious injuries.

The driver of the Mercedes and their passenger were also taken to hospital after the crash, which happened near to the Grey Mare Inn, at the junction of Jackson Heights Road.

Their injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

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