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Traffic update - M65 Eastbound

Queueing traffic and road closed due to accident, two lorries involved on M65 Eastbound between J1 M6 ( Lostock Hall) and J2 M61 (Clayton Brook). One of the lorries is reported to have overturned. Affecting traffic towards the M61. Separate from the broken down vehicle on the opposite carriageway.

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Motorist dies in M62 crash at Heywood

A motorist has died in a crash on the M62.

The incident happened at about 3.25am today and emergency services were called to the westbound carriageway at junction 19 at Heywood and Middleton.

A Ford Mondeo had collided with an HGV. The driver of the Mondeo suffered multiple injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

No-one else was injured in the collision.

The westbound carriageway was fully closed while emergency services dealt with the scene but has now been re-opened.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741.

Travel: M55 Lancashire

The M55 Eastbound exit slip road to M6 Southbound is closed due to a serious incident in the early hours at M6 J32 (Broughton Interchange), congestion on M55 to J1 A6 / B6241 (Fulwood).

The road is expected to remain closed for several hours.

There is a diversion via the M6 Northbound J33, around the roundabout to rejoin the M6 Southbound.

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