M6 eastbound closed following morning vehicle accident

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M6 road blocked after vehicle overturned

Police officers diverting traffic from Junction 10 (for Burnley, Padiham and the A671) to Junction 12 (for Nelson and Brierfield).

A stretch of the M65 eastbound is closed following a serious accident that happened on Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021 around 2 a.m.

Lancashire Road Police are present at the scene for investigation assisted by whilst traffic officers, Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service and North West Ambulance Service.

National Highways said: “The M65 in Lancashire is closed eastbound between J10 and J12.

“This is due to a road traffic collision which has resulted in a vehicle overturning onto it’s roof.

“This section of the M65 is not part of National Highways’ network and Lancashire Police lead the response.

“National Highways have resources in attendance to assist with traffic management.

“Traffic is being diverted locally.

“Road users are advised to expect delays on the approach to the incident and allow extra time for their journeys. ”

Investigation is still on by the Authorities.