There are "severe delays" on the M65 near Blackburn due to a crash.

The westbound carriageway is currently closed between J5 (Guide/Shadsworth) and J3 (Blackburn West/Wheelton).

Delays are currently around 18 minutes but increasing.

A spokesperson for the AA traffic website said: "Severe delays of 18 minutes and delays increasing on M65 Westbound between J5 A6077 (Guide / Shadsworth) and J3 A674 Chorley Road (Blackburn West / Wheelton). Average speed 10mph."

National Highways said normal traffic conditions are expected between 10.30am and 10.45am and reported congestion between J4 and J3 due to an earlier accident.

Lancashire Police confirmed there was a minor injury but did not give further details.

Update: Traffic is now back to normal.