A MOTORWAY lane was briefly closed today after a collision.

The incident occurred on the M65 westbound between at junction 10 and junction 9 near Burnley.

Lancashire Police reported arrived at the scene at around 3.45pm, with road police, traffic officers and the North West Ambulance Service in attendance.

Fortunately thay have said that the collision appears to have resulted in damage only, with no injuries reported.

Within a matter of minutes officers were able to clear the motorway and reopen the lane at around 4.18pm.