Long delays on M62 after lorry collision

Police have warned that motorists face long delays on the eastbound M62 near Rochdale this morning following a collision between three lorries.

Wednesday, 15th June 2016, 8:32 am
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 7:29 pm
Emergency services have been called to the M62 after a 'serious collision'

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 90 minutes on the M62 eastbound between junctions 19 and 22, with traffic expected to return to nomal after 9-30am.