There are "severe" delays on the M65 this morning due to a crash.

The eastbound carriageway between J11 (Burnley Centre) and J12 (Brierfield) is partially blocked.

The AA traffic website is reporting "severe delays" of around 16 minutes going back to J10 (Burnley/Padiham).

A spokesperson for the AA said: "Severe delays of 16 minutes and delays increasing on M65 Eastbound between J10 A671 Cavalry Way (Burnley/Padiham) and J12 A682 Churchill Close (Brierfield). Average speed five mph.

"Partially blocked and slow traffic due to crash on M65 Eastbound from J11 B6434 Princess Way (Burnley Centre) to J12 A682 Churchill Close (Brierfield)."

National Highways say there are currently delays of 10 minutes against usual traffic conditions.

Lancashire Police said one car was involved and the vehicle crashed into the central reservation just before 6.30am. No injuries have been reported.

Update: Traffic is now moving freely.