TWO people are in a serious condition in hospital after a three-vehicle collision in Burnley.

The crash happened just before 5.10pm last night (Tuesday) on Manchester Road, Dunnockshaw.

The collision involved a silver Ford Fusion, a black Renault Megane and a silver Ford Fiesta.

A 78-year-old woman and a 29-year-old man were taken to Royal Preston Hospital where they remain in a serious but stable condition.

A 29-year-old woman was also taken to Royal Blackburn Hospital with minor injuries and was released following treatment.

Police would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the collision.

PC David Todhunter of Lancashire police’s roads policing unit, said: “This was a serious collision where two drivers have sustained serious injuries.

“This happened at peak time on a busy road when people would have been driving home from work.

"We’re seeking to establish exactly what happened and we’d urge anyone with information to come forward as soon as possible.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log number 1079 of December 5.