Rush hour crash blocks M62

A MULTI-vehicle pile-up on the M62 has closed all three lanes of the westbound carriageway tonight.

The crash, between junction 27, Gildersome, and junction 26, Chain Bar, happened at 4.40pm and involved up to five vhicles.

It is understood an air ambulance landed near to junction 27 to remove the injured.

The incident is ongoing and all three lanes remain closed.