We will be bringing you updates as a road into Liverpool has been closed amid reports of a "multi-vehicle" accident.

Travel monitors INRIX say Rathbone Road in Wavertree is closed in both directions, sparking "heavy traffic due to an accident between Long Lane and B5178 Picton Road."

ECHO reader Jeff Voller tweeted out a picture showing emergency services at the scene and warned: "Multi vehicle crash on Rathbone Road looks like the police have closed the road between Sunningdale Road & Ventnor Road junctions. I would suggest avoiding the area for a while."

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Buses affected

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Emergency services on Rathbone Road in Wavertree (Image: @jeff_voller)

What we know so far

A road into Liverpool has been closed amid reports of a "multi-vehicle" accident.

Travel monitors INRIX say Rathbone Road in Wavertree is closed in both directions closed sparking "heavy traffic due to an accident between Long Lane and B5178 Picton Road."

ECHO reader Jeff Voller tweeted out a picture showing emergency services at the scene and warned: "Multi vehicle crash on Rathbone Road looks like the police have closed the road between Sunningdale Road & Ventnor Road junctions. I would suggest avoiding the area for a while."

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