Long tail-backs after two-car smash on M65

There were long delays on the M65 after a two-car crash blocked lanes on the westbound carriageway, say Highways England.

Thursday, 11th May 2017, 10:03 am
Updated Thursday, 11th May 2017, 4:56 pm
There are long delays on the M65 after a two-car crash blocked lanes on the westbound carriageway, say Highways England.

The accident happened at around 8am on May 11 at junction 8.

Fire and ambulance services attended.

Two patients suffered minor injuries, say ambulance services.

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A spokesman for NW Motorway Police said: "Recovery are now on scene. Once they leave the road surface will need to be checked before reopen the carriageway."

All lanes re-opened at around 10.30am.