Car crash closes road

The A59 in Clitheroe is closed this morning after a car crash.
The A59 in Clitheroe is closed this morning after a car crash.

Traffic was backing up out of Clitheroe this morning after an accident involving two cars on the A59 at rush hour.

The collision happened at 8am at the junction with Pendle Road and the vehicles involved were an Alfa Romeo and a Mazda.

There were no reported casualties but police closed the road and put diversions in place to recover the vehicles from the road.