A major A-road in Hulme is closed due to a crash in the early hours of the morning.

Transport for Greater Manchester says the A5103 Princess Road is closed between Great Western Street and Claremont Road in both directions.

It said the road, located near Alexandra Park, has been closed after what it described as a road traffic collision.

Anyone planning to head in this direction has been encouraged by TfGM to seek out an alternative route.

Roads and traffic monitoring service Inrix reported at 3.12am that the A5103 Princess Road had been closed in both directions due to an accident from Claremont Road to Great Western Street.

At 2.39am on Thursday, Transport for Greater Manchester tweeted: ROAD CLOSED. Princess Road (Hulme) is closed between Great Western Street and Claremont Road in both directions.

"This is due to an RTC.

"If you're heading this way, please seek an alternative route."

In an update at 3.34am, roads and traffic monitoring service Inix said: "A5103 Princess Road in both directions closed due to accident from Claremont Road to Great Western Street. "

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