LIVE Major traffic delays on M60 after crash involving HGV and van

There have been major delays on the M60 this afternoon following a crash. Two lanes were shut on the clockwise carriageway after the collision at junction 17 to 18. There were queues from junction 15, travel services reported, with lengthy delays.

Travel service Inrix said: “Two lanes closed and queueing traffic due to accident on M60 clockwise from J17 A56 Bury New Road (Prestwich / Whitefield) to J18 M66 J4 (Simister Island). “Travel time is around 30 minutes.” There were reports a car has overturned on the motorway.

Police have confirmed that the crash involved an HGV and a van. No injuries were reported and there have been no arrests. It comes as drivers elsewhere in the region face substantial delays with the M62 fully shut after a serious crash at junction 22. Follow our dedicated live blog on that here.

See updates below on the crash on the M60.