THREE cars were involved in a crash in Simonstone.

A white volkswagen ended up on its side after a crash involving a silver Peugeot and another white car at the junction of Whalley Road, Simonstone Lane and School Lane at 11.40am today.

Firefighters from Padiham and Burnley as well as police and North West Ambulance staff attended the scene.

The road was closed while the vehicles are being recovered.

A police spokesman said details of whether anyone was injured in the crash was unclear.