POLICE have closed a road in Little Lever following a serious crash.

A cordon is in place on Market Street outside the former Tesco location between Fletcher Street and Chapel Street.

It is believed that a man was hurt in the collision although the severity of his injuries is currently unknown.

The crash happened at around 8pm but the road has remained closed since then.

A witness reported seeing a large number of police cars and an ambulance which left the scene at around 8.30pm.

She said: "There were loads of blue lights and police there and there was an ambulance and a smaller doctors car.

"But the road's shut now and you can't get through."

The Bolton News has approached GMP for comment.