Road closed and 'air ambulance' reported at incident in Briarfield

Police have closed the road
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A road is closed tonight (Monday) in Briarfield, police have said. The Clitheroe Road is shut over the railway line both ways.

An eyewitness has said the air ambulance has been at the scene, but this has not been confirmed. The road was initially closed shortly before 6pm.

In a special media post, Nelson, Brierfield and Barrowford Police said: "Road Closure.

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"We currently have a road closure in place on Clitheroe Road, Brierfield The road is closed over the railway line in both directions.

"Please find alternative routes when travelling."

We will update this story with any further information as we get it.