UPDATED: Two-hour delays on M62 after lorries collide

Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust ambulances.
Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust ambulances.
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Police have warned that motorists face long delays on the eastbound M62 near Rochdale this morning following a collision between three lorries.

The accident - which initially closed all three lanes of the carriageway - happened between junction 21 for Milnrow and 22 for Rishworth Moor around 6-30am.

Officials from Highways England described it as a ‘serious collision’, with emergency services and the air ambulance called to the scene.

There are currently delays of two hours on the M62 eastbound between junctions 19 and 22, with traffic expected to return to nomal by 11-30am.