A MAN and woman have been taken to hospital after a crash in Blackburn town centre.

Officers were called to Barbara Castle Way at 6.55am after at least two vehicles crashed, police said.

A police spokesman said one driver, a woman, suffered shoulder injuries and was taken to Royal Preston Hospital, and another driver, a man, suffered head injuries and has been taken to Royal Blackburn Hospital.

The spokesman said: "Barbara Castle Way at the Penny Street junction in Blackburn is currently closed.

"If possible please avoid the area until vehicles have been removed."