Two men arrested after serious accident closes M65 for five hours
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A Renault Megane car had been involved in a collision with the central reservation and overturned.
The driver of the Renault, a man in his 40s, suffered a number of serious injuries, and a woman in her 30s, who was a passenger in the vehicle, also injured. Both were taken to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment.
The road was closed for several hours while accident investigators attended the scene.
A 26-year-old man and a 21-year-old man, both from Nelson, were later arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and are now in custody.