A road has been closed in Rossendale after a 'serious' crash.

Emergency services were at the scene on Newchurch Road in Bacup following the incident.

The crash near to the junction with New Line, is causing major traffic disruption and police were said to be turning motorists back.

Lancashire Police posted this morning: "We have closed the A681, at the Kingfisher Centre in Bacup due to a collision.

"Please be aware when travelling in the area, we will update you once we have reopened the road.

"Thank you for your patience."

Update to follow