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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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