A serious accident has closed a stretch of Route 248 in Northampton County.

The accident happened around 4:30 p.m. on 248, near Locust Drive, in Lehigh Township.

Initial reports from the scene were that one person was ejected from a vehicle and another was entrapped.

Emergency dispatchers had no information on the extent of the injuries, but they said Route 248 will be closed in the area until as late as 7 p.m. They are asking people to avoid the area.