LIVE: Main road in Bury closed in both directions after pedestrian seriously injured in crash

A key road in Bury has been closed following a serious crash. Radcliffe New Road, in Radcliffe, has been shut to traffic in both directions between Stand Lane and Dales Lane. In a tweet at around 5pm, Transport for Greater Manchester said there had been a collision and urged drivers to seek an alternative route.

Some vehicles are using Hollinhurst Road to bypass the slow traffic but cars are moving very slowly on Stand Lane. The crash is believed to have happened near the BP Petrol Station just before the junction for Jackson Street. This is a breaking news event.

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