A MAJOR road in Blackburn was closed earlier this afternoon after a crash involving two cars.

A woman in her 40s was treated by the ambulance service after complaining of neck pain following the incident before being taken to Royal Blackburn Hospital.

Police and paramedics were called to the scene in Bottomgate in the Copy Nook area of Blackburn shortly before 1.30pm.

The incident involved a BMW and an Alfa Romeo.

The road has now been reopened.