The A59 has just reopened following a crash involving four people near the McDonald’s restaurant roundabout.
Police officers, paramedics and firefighters were called to the scene at around 10-15am and the A59 was closed from its junction with Whalley Road while the vehicles were recovered.
It is believed one of the two cars involved in the accident, a Toyota Yaris and a BMW 318, fell into a ditch beside the roadside. Firefighters were called to rescue people from inside the vehicle.
An air ambulance spokesman said: “Two males and two females, all middle-aged, suffered suspected minor injuries and were taken to Royal Blackburn Hospital via a land ambulance.
“The air ambulance was in attendance and assisted the emergency teams.”