A main road in Bury was closed earlier this morning due to an accident outside a pub.

The road was closed both ways due to an accident involving two vehicles between Nursery Road and Cuckoo Lane.

The incident occurred near the Welcome Inn pub in Bury Old Road.

A TfGM Tweet said: "Reports of an incident which is blocking the road in both directions. This is between Derby Road and Cuckoo Lane. Bus Bus services may be diverted."

No serious injuries were sustained in the crash, the ambulance service confirmed.

A NWAS spokesman said: "Three walking wounded. No one taken to hospital."

Police also confirmed that it was a two vehicle road traffic collision with no arrests made.