Heavy rain causes treacherous driving conditions on M65 motorway

Flooding on the motorway
Flooding on the motorway
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Motorists are being advised to drive carefully after flooding causes traffic chaos on the M65 motorway.

A spokesman for North West Motorway police tweeted this morning (Monday): "We have taken 12 reports of accidents since 7am this morning. Please take your time. Drive to the conditions and #arrivealive.

"We are taking several reports on the network off flooding. Junction 2-3 M65, Junction 23 and M60 Junction11-12 M65.

"Please take extra care if this is your route today."