*Update: The road has now reopened*

A road closure is in place following a crash in Nelson this morning (February 15).

Police have closed Halifax Road between the junctions with Hibson Road and Waidhouse Road.

The incident was first reported at around 7.50am this morning.

Police are urging people to find alternative routes and to avoid the area if possible.

Lancashire Police have confirmed the crash was damage-only so did not provide further details.