BREAKING NEWS: car and van collide in Rugby town centre

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A car and a van collided in Church Street this morning (Thursday).

The incident happened about 11.30am just outside Papa Johns pizza takeaway.

Witnesses heard screeching, a big bang and saw a lot of smoke coming from the vehicles following the collision.

Rugby Rangers were on the scene within seconds, followed by a rapid response ambulance, police and two fire engines.

Rugby Rangers closed off the road while the incident was being dealt with, with motorists being diverted down Regent Street and Albert Street.

Fire crews have now left the scene, while police and ambulance remain.