M60 CLOSED: Traffic hell on gridlocked route after serious collision 'We haven't moved'

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Police werre called to the M60 clockwise near Junction 13 at 6.20am following reports of a man being hit by a lorry. National Highway said the motorway was closed on the clockwise carriageways between Junction 13 and Junction 15. Emergency services are on the scene. 

National Highways said the road is likely to be closed for a number of hours and reported four miles of traffic on the approach. 

Greater Manchester Police said: “We were called at 6.20am to a report of a collision between a man and a lorry on the M60 clockwise near Junction 13.

“Emergency services are currently responding and this section of the clockwise side has been closed while this continues. Delays are expected for much of the morning.”

Drivers told how they hadn’t moved for over 30 minutes as traffic continues to build. 

Danielle posted on Twitter: “Is the traffic even being diverted off the motorway? We haven’t moved an inch for nearly 30 mins.”

Traffic website Inrix said: “Queueing traffic on M60 clockwise from J22 A62 Manchester Road (Failsworth) to J24 A57 (Denton Island). Travel time is around 25 minutes.”

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