A man has been rushed to hospital following a collision involving two cars on a motorway in Greater Manchester. Emergency services were called to the M66 southbound near Bury at approximately 9am this morning (5th September).
Firefighters and paramedics were dispatched to the scene near junction two, while highways workers cleared the area. A spokesperson for North West Ambulance Service stated that a man in his 20s was taken to hospital after the collision.
There were reports of a spillage on the road following the crash. Traffic congestion extended back to the A56 at Edenfield on the southbound side of the M66.
By 10.30am, the incident had been resolved. A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service explained, At 9am on Tuesday, 5th September, firefighters were called to a road traffic collision near Junction two of the M66. Two fire engines from Bury and Ramsbottom promptly attended the scene where two cars had collided. Crews assisted in moving both vehicles off the road before handing the incident over to the Highways Agency.