Motorcyclist injured after motorway accident

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A MOTORCYCLIST was injured after a motorway accident which involved six vehicles.

The male motorcyclist was taken to the Royal Blackburn Hospital with minor injuries following the accident which happened at 8-25 a.m. on Friday between Junctions 6 and 7 of the M65.

Police confirmed that two lanes were closed for a short time and that no-one was seriously injured. It is not known at this stage what caused the accident.