A key road connecting Blackpool to Singleton has been closed off after a hydraulic fluid leak.

Lancashire Police and workers from Lancashire County Council and Wyre Council were called to the Station Road junction with Fairfield Road in Singleton, Poulton-le-Fylde, this morning (Sunday, September 27).

Motorists have been advised to avoid the area for the next few hours while a clean-up operation is carried out.

A picture posted on Twitter by Lancs Road Police shows how a large stretch of road was affected by the leak.

Sand is being used to cover the affected areas.

No details have been released on how the leak happened or if any injuries were sustained.

"#LCChighways and #WyreCouncil are in the process of cleaning up the road surface. PLEASE AVOID."

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