A ROAD was closed for more than an hour after a car collided with a wall.

Police were called to the accident on the A582 Burnley Road at its junction with Stocks Lane and Gisburn Road at its junction with Wheathead Lane.

A Blue BMW had collided with the wall at 9.15pm last night.

A Lancashire Police spokesman said: "It looks as if the driver has made off from the scene.

"The road had to be closed until 11pm as it blocked both lanes.

"We are still investigating the crash and the driver has not been found."