A ROLLING road block was in place on the M65 this morning after a crash between two cars.

Recovery workers were removing debris from the eastbound carriageway, between junction eight at Accrington and nine at Hapton at around 7.20am.

An ambulance was on the scene, but it is not yet known if there were any injuries.

The road block was lifted around 7.30am and traffic is reported to be returning to normal.