Crash victim suffers suspected spinal injuries

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A MOTORIST suffered suspected spinal injuries following a two-car crash in St Helens.

Emergency crews were called to Blackbrook Road shortly after 5.15pm on Tuesday (September 11).

Firefighters removed the roof of one of the cars before helping paramedics lift a casualty from the vehicle on a spinal board.

The injured party, a 22-year-old man, was taken to Whiston Hospital by ambulance.

Firefighters from St Helens Community Fire Station made both vehicles safe before leaving the scene shortly after 6pm.