A disqualified driver who drove down a closed road while trying to escape from police has had his vehicle seized.

On Thursday evening, police in Burnley attempted to stop the driver of this black Audi on Accrington Road.

For an unknown reason, the driver decided to try and avoid the officers by speeding off down Accrington Road before turning down a closed road and getting stuck.

A spokesperson for the police said: "Driver of this Audi made off from me at speed along Accrington Rd, Burnley.

"Unfortunately for him he drove down a closed road due to roadworks and got stuck.

"Turns out he's disqualified from driving for three years.

"Back to court he goes and vehicle seized."