Traffic released and all lanes reopened after vehicle fire closes M65 eastbound near Blackburn

A "vehicle fire" resulted in all traffic being stopped on the M65 eastbound near Blackburn.

By Sean Gleaves
Friday, 24th December 2021, 11:56 am

Traffic was stopped on the M65 eastbound between junctions 6 (Whitebirk Interchange) and 7 (Hyndburn Interchange) at around 10.40am today (December 24).

"Please be patient, we'll try to get you moving again as soon as possible," a spokesman said.

At 11.05pm, National Highways confirmed all lanes were reopened.

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A collision resulted in all traffic being stopped on the M65 eastbound near Blackburn (Credit: Google)