M65 motorway closed between junctions 10 and 12 due to crash

Motorists are being asked to avoid a busy motorway after a crash closed the eastbound M65 between junctions 10 and 12 this morning (Sunday).

Sunday, 19th September 2021, 9:17 am
Updated Sunday, 19th September 2021, 9:18 am

A police spokesman said cars are currently being diverted off the exit slip road at junction 10 (Burnley/Padiham/A671).

Emergency services are at the scene of the incident.

The spokesman added: "We have had to close the M65 between junctions 10 and 12 eastbound due to a road traffic collision. Cars are currently being diverted off the exit slip road at junction 10. Please avoid the area where possible, to assist emergency vehicles in attendance.

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Emergency services are at the scene

"We will provide an update once the motorway is open."