Three people declined hospital treatment following a three car smash on the A59.

Just after 4.30pm on Thursday, emergency services were called to the A59 close to Billington after receiving reports of a crash involving three vehicles.

Fire crews from Clitheroe and Great Harwood attended the incident and administered first aid to one of the drivers who had managed to get themselves out of their vehicle.

Two other drivers also managed to exit their vehicles without the need of assistance from the fire service.

All three declined hospital treatment.

A spokesperson for the fire service said: "Fire crews from Clitheroe and Great Harwood were called to a road traffic collision on the A59 near Billington.

"On arrival they found the incident involved three vehicles.

"Crews administered first aid to one casualty who had self extricated from one of the vehicles.

"Two other casualties also self extricated from vehicles.

"All three casualties declined hospital treatment.

"Firefighters made the scene safe and were in attendance approximately one hour and ten minutes."

The A59 was closed while fire crews dealt with the crash and the road was re-opened at around 6.20pm.