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The emergency services were called to the Formby Bypass, A565 following a 999 call this morning, Wednesday 22 July 2015.

The pile up happened on the southbound carriageway approaching the roundabout at around 8.30am.

A witness said:

“I was approaching the roundabout, when a Nissan ran into a ford at speed causing a pile up.

The Nissan swerved into my lane before hitting the back end of the Ford, I was very lucky not to have been involved in collision”.

Ambulance treated the injured at the scene.

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