A SECTION of a road has been closed due to a collision, with the North West Air Ambulance service called into action.

Police officers announced that Clitheroe Road, Waddington is closed from the start of Waddington up to the bridge to a road traffic collision at around 1.40pm.

Police and an ambulance attended the scene, with a North West Air Ambulance spotted landing on the outskirts of the village.

A Ribble Valley police spokesperson said: "Clitheroe road, Waddington is currently closed from the start of Waddington up to the bridge due to a road traffic collision.

"Police and ambulance are currently on scene.

"Please use an alternative route at this time."