AN elderly man suffered a “nasty” leg injury in a car crash in Deane Road.

The man was injured when a Vauxhall Astra and a Ford Focus crashed near Wigan Road at about 4pm today.

Police said the injured man was in one of the cars.

A North West Ambulance Service spokesman said a man, thought to be in his 90s, suffered a “nasty” leg wound.

Paramedics and police are still at the scene and the road is partially blocked, causing delays for motorists.