A MAJOR town centre road was blocked this morning, after a car crashed into a bollard.

In the early hours of this morning, a black Audi A3 crashed in Newport Street.

Shop workers in Newport Street said the car was already there when they arrived to work.

Around 8.30am, police arrived and blocked Great Moor Street between Olympus chippy and the university.

Just after 9am, the car was towed away and the bollard was removed.

Police then left the scene and reopened the road.