A busy Peterborough road is closed this morning following a four-vehicle collision.

Police were called at 7.57am to reports of a four vehicle crash on the A1139 westbound near Stanground.

Officers and paramedics are in attendance and the road has been closed in both directions while the vehicles are recovered.

"It initially appears three people have suffered minor injuries," said a Cambridgeshire Constabulary spokesperson. 

"We advise people to avoid the area."