Icy weather creates hazardous conditions for Burnley motorists

Drivers faced treacherous driving conditions this morning
Drivers faced treacherous driving conditions this morning

Drivers faced treacherous driving conditions in parts of Burnley this morning.

Overnight frost caused by plummeting temperatures made for difficult journeys on higher ground. Motorists reported hazardous conditions on Manchester Road, Bacup Road and Rossendale Road in Burnley as well as the Padiham by-pass.

Matrix signs on the M65 were set to 50 m.p.h. in places and there were long tailbacks around junction 8 at Padiham.