A serious road accident has happened between Largs and Skelmorlie on the A78 on Friday afternoon.

Ambulances and fire brigade are on the scene. Residents in the local area have been told that it is a serious road accident.

A police spokesperson said: "We were made aware of a crash involving two vehicles on the A78 between Largs and Skelmorlie around 3.55pm on Friday, 22 January.

"The road is currently closed and emergency services are at the scene."