A DRIVER and a passenger were taken to hospital this morning after being involved in a crash in Barrowford.

The emergency services were called shortly after 6.30am after receiving reports of a Vauxhall Corsa on its side in Wheatley Lane Road.

The fire service said it appeared the car had hit a lamppost and a wall before flipping over.

The driver and passenger both got out before the emergency services arrived and were taken to Royal Blackburn Hospital.

The road remained open.