Long delays as three-car smash closes road

The accident at the Colne/Nelson boundary.
The accident at the Colne/Nelson boundary.

A three-car collision on the main road between Nelson and Colne resulted in traffic chaos at the weekend as it took over and hour for emergecy services to clear the scene.

The accident happened about 11-10am on Saturday and was dealt with by police and ambulance crews who had to close Leeds Road, Nelson, and Burnley Road, Colne, leading to long delays for motorists and bus passengers.

The accident by the Nelson Colne boundary.

The accident by the Nelson Colne boundary.

The crash involved a Ford Galaxy, a Nissan Qashqai and an Audi A4. One of the vehicles ended up in the garden of a property on the busy road.

Lancashire Constabulary have confirmed there were no significant injuries in the crash.

Traffic was on the move again from 12-05pm.