'Serious collision' involving wagon and car causes road closure in Whalley

Emergency services have rushed to the scene of a "serious collision" involving a car and a wagon on Clitheroe Road in Whalley.

A road has been closed in Whalley due to a "serious crash" involving a wagon in Whalley.

A Citroen C3 and a wagon were involved in a collision on Clitheroe Road at around 1.45pm today (Thursday, February 20).

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It is not yet known if anyone was injured in the collision.

A spokesperson for Lancashire Police said: "We were called around 1.45pm today to reports of a serious collision in Whalley.

"A Citroen C3 and wagon had been involved in a collision on Clitheroe Road.

"Emergency services are at the scene and the road is blocked.

"Motorists are advised to avoid the area."

Police have confirmed that the collision was between a car and a wagon. (Credit: Google)

The closure is affecting traffic between Clitheroe and Langho, according to the AA.

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A spokesperson for Ribble Valley Police said: "A section of the A59 between Petre roundabout, Langho and Bramley Mead roundabout, Whalley will remain closed for up to another 4 hours following a serious collision earlier this afternoon.

"Diversions are in place."

The North West Ambulance Service have been approached for comment.

Motorist are experiencing delays of up to 11 minutes as a result of the collision, according to the AA.
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