Motorway closed after serious accident

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Part of the M65 motorway in Burnley has been closed after a serious accident.

The incident happened in the early hours of this morning between junctions 9 and 10 of the eastbound carriageway. Police closed the section of motorway in both directions for several hours.

The westbound carriageway has now re-opened but the eastbound section of motorway remains closed while accident investigation work is carried out.