A multiple vehicle accident results in long delays along Chorley New Road.

Chorley New Road is partially closed in both directions due to an accident near Chorley New Road Primary School.

Three vehicles were involved in the accident, and the traffic is said to be quite good.

A spokesman for the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) said: “Today (Tuesday, April 14th).

“Firefighters arrived quickly and examined two people on site who were then transferred to the care of colleagues from the North West Ambulance Service.

“GMFRS crews made the area safe before they left after about 45 minutes.”

A spokesman for the Greater Manchester Police Department, Bolton North, said: “Please avoid Chorley New Road near the Beehive roundabout and fire departments are currently on site.”

The North West Ambulance Service has been contacted for further information.