Delays on M65 following HGV fire

The M65
The M65

Police have closed one lane of the M65 motorway after a heavy goods vehicle caught fire.

The incident took place this morning (Monday) as commuters made their way to work during the rush hour.

Motorway police officers closed one lane, just after Junction 8 on the eastbound carriageway, to allow firefighters to extinguish the blaze.