A pedestrian and a car have been involved in a ‘serious’ crash in Colne.

The crash happened this afternoon on Regent Street in Colne and police are asking people to avoid the area.

A spokesperson for the police said: “Please note we are currently at the scene of a serious collision involving a pedestrian and car in Regent Street, Colne.

“We are advising motorists to avoid the area and find alternative routes. We will update you in due course.”

The ambulance service were called to the scene but nobody has been taken to hospital.

The police have been approached for further comment.