A CAR has flipped onto its roof.

Bacup Road in Newchurch has been closed after a Citroen C3 overturned at around 4.15pm.

A police spokesman said the driver managed to climb out of the car's window and has not suffered any serious injuries.

Traffic is advised to avoid the area.

Bus company Rosso tweeted its services which use the road are being diverted down Newchurch Road.