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Two lorry crash shuts M62 near Warrington for eight hours

Lorry crash on M62 Image copyright Simon Critchley
Image caption Cheshire Police advised motorists to avoid the area

A section of the M62 in Cheshire and Merseyside was shut for more than eight hours following a crash between two lorries.

All three westbound lanes between junctions seven and eight were closed after the collision at about 11:15 BST.

One driver seriously hurt in the crash was taken to hospital.

The eastbound carriageway was shut for a short while to allow an air ambulance to land but the westbound carriageway was closed until just after 19:30 BST.

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