Several people have been injured following a three-vehicle crash on a main road north of Bolton.

Blackburn Road in Egerton is still closed in both directions due to an accident near the The Cross Guns Inn.

Paramedics, fire crews and police officers were all called to the scene at around 10am this morning.

The North West Ambulance Service confirmed that three people had been injured, although the extent of their injuries is not yet known.

Traffic heading towards Darwen and Bolton is also being affected.

Transport for Greater Manchester said some bus services from Blackburn to Bolton are unable to operate and are currently turning at Darwen.

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Bus services unable to operate

The Number 1 bus service from Blackburn to Bolton is currently unable to operate due to the road closure.