Motorists advised to avoid Pendle Hill due to accident and snow

Police are advising rush-hour traffic to avoid driving over the Nick 'O Pendle after the hill had to be closed to motorists.

Tuesday, 16th January 2018, 6:04 pm
Updated Tuesday, 16th January 2018, 6:10 pm
Drivers advised to avoid Pendle Hill

At 5pm today (Tuesday) police closed Sabden Road at Clitheroe between the A59 and Sabden, over the Nick Of Pendle, due to a collision and extremely poor weather conditions.

A spokesman for Lancashire Police said: "Highways are en route with a snow plough to assist. Please avoid the area if possible and follow diversions in place."