Crash on M60 caused 23-mile queue

Traffic queued for up to 23 miles on the M60 in Greater Manchester, due to a crash involving four vehicles.

The accident, not thought to be serious, took place on the anti-clockwise carriageway near junction 13, at Worsley, at about 06:50 GMT.

Traffic queued back as far as junction 20 of the M62, at Rochdale, and junction five of the M61, at Westhoughton.

The Highways Agency said the carriageway reopened by 08:30 GMT.

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