A main road is currently closed as firefighters work to cut a man from a car following a crash.

Police, fire and ambulance were called just after 7.30am to Newchurch Road in Bacup, after reports of a crash involving two vehicles.

A police spokesperson said: "We are currently attending to reports of a collision on Newchurch Road, Bacup at the junction of Park Road.

"Fire and Ambulance are also in attendance, reports are the main road is currently blocked.

"Once we have a further update we will provide one."

The crash is believed to involve a black BMW and a white Iveco van.

The police spokesperson said a man is trapped in the van and fire crews are working to free him.

The driver of the BMW is not thought to be injured.

The driver of the van, a man thought to be in his 50s, was freed from his vehicle and taken to hospital with leg injuries.

Newchurch Road has now reopened.