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Major accident blocks motorway

Police, fire crews and paramedics at the scene of the M65 crash this afternoon.
Police, fire crews and paramedics at the scene of the M65 crash this afternoon.
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A major accident on the M65 is blocking all lanes of traffic.


The multi-vehicle collision, which is believed to involve at least one heavy goods vehicle, happened westbound between junctions 11 and 12 at around 1-15pm.

Traffic on all lanes is now blocked westbound while the police, fire, paramedics and the air ambulance are in attendance at the scene.

A spokesman for Lancashire Police said: "This is a serious road traffic collision involving four or more vehicles, a number of them heavy goods lorries.

"The incident is on-going and we are advising motorists to use stay away from the motorway."