Hunt for van after three-car crash in Lancaster

The scene of the crash at Scotforth Road.
The scene of the crash at Scotforth Road.

An eyewitness said a van driver uttered an expletive as he fled from the scene of a crash on Scotforth Road.

It was reported the van driver sped off in his vehicle after the crash.

Police are now looking for the van after the three-car crash in Lancaster left one person injured.

The light blue van drove away from the scene following the incident on Scotforth Road at around noon on Wednesday.

Staff from a nearby hairdressers tended to the OAP until the emergency services arrived shortly after.

Traffic was diverted around the collision at around 11.45am.

Emergency services freed a person who was trapped and had suffered a leg injury.