Two lanes along the M65 are were closed after as police attend a road traffic collision.

Traffic officers as well as members of the Lancashire Road Police teams are currently at the scene.

The collision happened eastbound between junction 7 and junction 8 between Clitheroe and Accrington and Huncoat.

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Highways Agency Tweeted: "The M65 eastbound J7 (Clitheroe Accrington) to J8 (#Huncoat A56) 2 lanes have been closed due to a collision.

"Traffic Officers & @LancsRoadPoliceare currently at the scene."

The vehicles involved in the crash were removed from the carriageway by emergency services.

However, there remains traffic in the area as a result of the incident.

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