A KEY road in Prestwich has been closed after a serious collision.

At around 4.45pm there was a crash on Bury Old Road close to the junction with Nursery Road near the Coach and Horses pub

The collision involved a motorcycle and a car.

A spokesman from the police confirmed that the incident had taken place but said nobody had been seriously injured.

In a statement on Twitter, Transport for Greater Manchester asked drivers to avoid the area if possible.

They said: "Bury Old Road is closed at the junction of Nursey Road (Prestwich) due to a road traffic collision.

"Please use an alternative route."