MOTORISTS have been advised to avoid the area after a three-car crash on the Grane Road.

The collision happened at the junction of Jackson Heights Road at around 7.10am.

A police spokesman said a silver Audi, a grey Ford Kuga and a Ford Fiesta were involved.

He said: "Police and the ambulance service are at the scene now and are checking on the drivers.

"It is unclear if anyone sustained any serious injuries.

"Traffic is bad on both directions, backing up to the M65 at junction five at Guide."