THREE people suffered from shock after two cars collided in Bromley Cross this morning.

The smash occured at the junction between Darwen Road and Smith Lane at about 7am this morning.

At first it was believed that three people were injured in the incident but it now appears they suffered only from shock.

The crash involved a blue Ford Focus and a white Volkswagen Golf and police temporarily closed a section of the road.

The road has since re-opened and traffic is flowing freely.