Accident forces road closure

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POLICE closed a section of main road following a road accident in Worsley Mesnes this morning (Saturday).

Warrington Road was closed in both directions between Argyll Street and Tyrer Avenue after an empty bus collided with a Volkswagen Polo near a bridge at around 8.30am.

The driver of the car was taken to hospital with a broken cheekbone. There are no reports of any other injuries.

The incident caused congestion on the roads around the scene, with reports of slow traffic in both directions.