LIVE: Emergency services on scene as motorway shut following serious crash

A motorway has been closed following a serious crash this afternoon. The M67 is currently shut eastbound between junction 3 for Hyde and junction 4 for the Hattersley Roundabout following the smash, which involved two vehicles.. Emergency services, including police, firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene at about 2.40pm.

National Highways has warned that "delays are likely" and advised drivers to follow diversions that have been put in place. A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service confirmed that firefighters were called to reports of a "crash between two vehicles" at 2.40pm today. A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Police added: "At around 2.50pm today, officers responded to reports of a collision close to junction 4 on the M67.

"Officers and other emergency services are in attendance and enquiries are ongoing."

This is a live incident.

We will bring you updates in the blog below.


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