SLIDESHOW: Four people injured following horrific three-car crash

An horrific three car crash near Middleton this morning resulted in four people being injured - but miraculously no fatalities.

Firefighters rushed to the collision at 9.30am to cut a woman free from one of the vehicles.

Three men from the other cars had been released, with injuries, by the time they arrived.

A witness said: “The damage was devastating and it is an absolute miracle that no lives were lost.”

The accident happened at the junction of Claridge Drive and Chaffron Way.

Two appliances and crews from Broughton attended, along with an officer.