A two-car crash led to one of the vehicles smashing into a barber shop while the other hit a lamppost.

The incident occurred on the junction of the A56 Manchester Road and Parkhills Road in Bury at around 3pm this afternoon, Sunday. 

Police, fire and ambulance services were in attendance. 

A Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “Just after 3pm this afternoon, January 21, two fire engines from Bury Central and Whitefield fire stations, along with the technical response unit from Ashton, were called to reports of a road traffic collision involving two cars at the junction of Manchester Road and Parkhills Road, Bury.

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”Crews arrived quickly at the scene. Firefighters used a heath kit and traffic tape to make the area safe.

”One man, one woman, a three-year-old child and an 18-month-old baby were assessed at the scene by colleagues from North West Ambulance Service.

”Firefighters were in attendance for 40 minutes.” 

One of the cars, a BMW, crashed into Rez Barbers on the corner of Manchester Road and Parkhills Road. 

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Zani Foroghmehr was working in the barbershop at the time. 

He said: "I was cutting hair and look outside, and suddenly a car has come and hit the shop." 

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Zani said that when the emergency services arrived, people were being treated in the shop. 

He added: "There were 10-15 people in here. I gave them water and drinks. 

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"Everyone was OK." 

He also confirmed that the other car hit a lamppost. 

One eyewitness added: "There were two cars, lots of fire engines and one car hit a lamppost, the other has gone straight into some shops. 

"There were around three to four fire engines." 

Greater Manchester Police and North West Ambulance Service have been approached for comments.