Burnley Road closed near Gisburn after crash outside holiday park

A rural Ribble Valley road has been closed after a crash outside a holiday park this morning (Thursday, August 20).

Thursday, 20th August 2020, 8:00 am

Police shut Burnley Road (A682) near Gisburn at around 6.45am after a tree fell into the road and hit two lorries outside Todber Caravan Park.

The road has been shut from the junction with the A59 to Howgill Lane and is likely to affect traffic between Gisburn and Nelson.

Lancashire Police said the road is expected to remain closed for some time for recovery and clean up.

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A police spokesman said: "Burnley Road is closed both ways due to accident, two lorries involved and a fallen tree between A59 and Howgill Lane (near Todber Valley Holiday Park).

"This road will be closed for some time, please avoid the area."

It is not known at this stage whether anyone has been injured.

Lancashire Police have been approached for more details.

Burnley Road (A682) has been closed this morning (August 20) after a tree fell and struck two lorries near Todber Holiday Park near Gisburn