DRIVERS experienced delays after a crash on a busy Bolton road.

A vehicle ended up in a hedgerow after a collision in Chorley New Road, Lostock.

The crash happened near the junction with Briksdal Way.

Police shut the road in both directions.

The vehicle has now been recovered.

Bolton School warned parents that there could be delays at rush hour.

They posted on Facebook at about 4.30pm: "We have heard that Chorley New Road is closed in both directions between Beaumont Road and Middlebrook.

"The school run could be slow and difficult and coaches may be delayed."