Police are appealing for information after two motorists were injured in Bamber Bridge.

Around 5.35pm on Sunday (October 8) a Mini Cooper was travelling on London Way when it collided with a Skoda Octavia close to Brownedge Road.

The driver of the Mini, a 62-year-old woman from Whittle-le-Woods, suffered a broken arm, broken ankle and broken elbow. The Skoda driver, a 35-year-old woman from Clitheroe suffered serious facial injuries.

Both women were taken to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment.

The road was closed for more than three and a half hours while accident investigators attended the scene.

Sgt Dave Hurst, of Lancashire Police’s Roads Policing Unit, said: “An investigation is underway following a serious road traffic collision in Bamber Bridge.

“Two vehicles have collided close to the junction with Brownedge Road and we are appealing for witnesses.

“If you saw what happened, or either vehicle in the area before the collision, contact police.”

Anyone with information can call 101 quoting log reference 1233 of October 8.