Man taken to hospital after becoming ill in recycling centre

The household waste recycling centre in Leyland
The household waste recycling centre in Leyland

The emergency services were called when a man fell ill inside a Lancashire recycling centre.

The man had gone into the household waste recycling centre on Flensburg Way, Leyland, last night and started to suffer from chest pains.

Firefighters were called to cut open the gate, but someone with a key arrived and they were able to gain access.

The man was taken to hospital.