POLICE have closed part of a road following a three car collision.

The eastbound side of Dale Road in Shirley, Southampton, is closed while emergency services attend the scene.

Officers are diverting eastbound traffic via St James' Road.

The collision happened at around 1.50pm today and iovolved a Ford Ka, Ford Focus and a Volvo V40 Estate.

Fire crews are currently removing the roof of the Focus, although there is no word yet on any injuries that may have been suffered.

Traffic is currently busy in the area.

It is not known if there are any injuries.