Manchester

Part of M60 motorway closed after lorry fire

Part of the M60 motorway in Greater Manchester has been closed in both directions following a lorry fire.

The carriageway was closed near junction 19 at Middleton, at about 1445 BST, a spokesman for Greater Manchester Police said.

No one was injured in the fire, and no other vehicles were involved.

There are long delays in the area and police have urged motorists to find alternative routes.

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