A CAR crashed into a tree in Haslingden.

Firefighters were called to the crash in Manchester Road, at 5.40pm yesterday, after a car had come off the road and hit the tree.

A fire service spokesman said: "One casualty was assisted from the vehicle by firefighters and paramedics.

"Firefighters used wire cutters and a boar saw in the call out.

"They were in attendance for approximately 40 minutes."