Tailbacks on M65 after car crashes into central reservation

Police are warning drivers to take care and slow down after an accident on the M65 this lunchtime.

Friday, 26th January 2018, 1:39 pm
Updated Friday, 26th January 2018, 4:18 pm
There are chaotic scenes on the M65 again this lunchtime after a car crashed into the central reservation.

A blue Peugoet 206 crashed into the central reservation westbound close to junction 11 at Burnley just before 1pm.

Paramedics raced to the scene and treated the driver, a woman in her 50s, for arm injuries.

Traffic started to back up on the motorway and reports were made of a three vehicle crash shortly before this incident.

A spokeman for Lancashire Police said: "There appears to be three vehicles on the hard shoulder and it is not clear whether or not they have been involved in a collision or were stopping to give assistance."

The spokesman advised drivers to slow down on the approach to this section of the motorway.