A man was rescued from a car and two men were taken to hospital following a crash in Oldham last night (Monday, June 10).

Emergency services were called to the crash on Ripponden Road, which happened at around 11pm.

A man had to be rescued from one of the two cars involved in the crash and he was handed over to the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS).

NWAS confirmed two men were taken to hospital. Their statuses remain unknown.

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A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service said: “At just after 11pm on Monday (June 10) two fire engines from Oldham and Hollins fire stations plus the technical response unit from Ashton fire station were called to a crash involving two cars on Ripponden Road, Oldham.

“A male was rescued from one of the cars before being handed to the care of colleagues from North West Ambulance Service. Crews made the scene safe and were in attendance for around one hour and 15 minutes.”

Greater Manchester Police said it was unable to provide a comment as the force's serious collision unit did not attend the incident.