A VAN driver suffered serious injuries when he crashed into a wall.

At 2am on Sunday April 15, the man lost control of the Ford Transit as it crossed a hump back bridge in Salterforth Lane in Barnoldswick.

The van hit a stone wall and stopped on the opposite side of the road.

The driver, a man in his 20s, suffered head injuries and was taken to Royal Preston Hospital.

A police spokesman said: "He remains in a poorly, but not life threatening condition."

Firefighters were also called to the scene to cut the man out of the van after he was trapped.

A fire service spokesman said: " Firefighters used hydraulic equipment to free him and assisted paramedics in administering first aid prior to him being taken to hospital by ambulance.."

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting log 0176 of April 15th.