A MAN was seen climbing from a car covered in blood following a rush hour crash in Audley.

Witnesses described dramatic scenes as a black convertible Volkswagen Beetle and a silver Peugeot 206 collided at the junction of Accrington Road and Audley Range.


An ambulance was also called to the crash, which happened outside Aston Pharmacy at around 4pm yesterday.

It was not immediately clear whether anybody was seriously hurt.

Passers-by were pictured watching the incident’s aftermath, and debris was left scattered across the road.

A 25-year-old man from Blackburn has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving, and driving whilst disqualified.