THE road between Mill Brow and Cemetery Hill in Dalton has reopened after a two-vehicle crash.

Police were called at approximately 9pm on Wednesday, to a road traffic collision incident involving two vehicles that occurred on Abbey Road.

The incident involved a male driver of a BMW and a female driver of Vauxhall.

The female driver suffered minor injuries but the male driver is currently in Preston hospital with serious injuries.

The road re-opened this afternoon.