Rush hour smash on M65

Three car smash
Three car smash

A three-car smash on the M65 caused traffic chaos yesterday afternoon.

One vehicle crashed into the central reservation during the incident on the eastbound carriageway around junction 8, near Padiham, just after 5pm.

Luckily police said there were no serious injuries and only one person needed treatment for shock. Traffic was queued back to junction 7.