Update: The road has now been re-opened

A road has been closed in the Ribble Valley this evening (November 11) following a collision.

The A59 at the junction with Whalley Road has been cordoned off by police after what is being described as a road traffic collision.

Ribble Valley Police said: "There is currently a road closure in place on the A59 at the junction with Whalley Road due to a road traffic collision.

"We would advise avoiding the area and taking alternative routes where possible to assist emergency vehicles attending.

"Thank you for your assistance."