Traffic is "stationary" and all lanes are closed on the M65 between junctions 2 and 3 due to a crash.

Lancashire Police are at the scene of the crash on the eastbound carriageway and are advising that the road will be closed for some time.

The AA traffic news website is reporting "stationary traffic" on the motorway between junction 2 (Clayton Brook/M61 J9) and junction 3 (Chorley Road/Blackburn West).

A police spokesperson said: "We’re currently at the scene of a road traffic collision at junction 2 of the M65. As a result all lanes are closed going Eastbound between junctions 2 and 3.


"We anticipate this will be closed for some time.

"We’ll provide an update once cleared and thank you in advance for your patience."

A spokesperson for National Highways said emergency services are working on the scene and there are delays of around 15 minutes in the area.