UPDATE: Two hurt in Burnley road triple smash

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Two people were taken to hospital after a triple road smash in Burnley.

The accident happened along the Padiham bypass near the junction of Greenhead Lane in Fence at 7-20am this morning.

An Audi R8 supercar, a Fiat 500 and a Toyota Avensis were all involved in the collision which forced police to shut off the road for more than an hour.

One casualty was treated at the scene by paramedics and another two people were taken to the Royal Blackburn Hospital.

It is not clear whether the injuries were serious.

The road was reopened at 8-45am after all three vehicles were recovered.