A BUSY main road in Whitefield was closed following a multi-vehicle crash on Friday evening.

The collision, involving three vehicles, happened close to Morrisons petrol station in Bury New Road shortly before 6.45pm.

Firefighters were called to the scene and managed to free two people from the vehicles.

One was taken to hospital, although their injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Police also attended the scene and the road was shut while the vehicles were recovered.