A crash between a motorbike and a coach has closed one of the main roads through St Austell.

Tregonissey Road has been closed in both directions because of the collision and traffic in the area is at a standstill.

The road has been closed between Treverbyn Road and Lostwood Road.

Police were alerted to the incident just after 4.30pm and the road is currently closed near Cornwall College.

A spokesperson said: “The incident happened at 4.20pm and involved a coach and a motorcycle.

The motorcyclist has been described as walking wounded.