A man and a woman have been arrested after crashing a car and failing to stop in Rawtenstall.

Police said shortly after 3am today, a white Audi S3 failed to stop on Burnley Road and crashed into barriers on the A56 near Edenfield.

A police spokesman said: "Two people made off on foot after leaving the car but were later found.

"A man and woman were arrested after a white Audi S3 failed to stop in Burnley Road in Rawtenstall.

"Little damage was caused to the barriers and there were no serious injuries after the crash."