A MOTORWAY crash involving a lorry and a car caused traffic to be held this morning.

The collision happened on the M62 eastbound carriageway, between junction 26 (M606, Chain Bar) and junction 27 (M621, Gildersome), at around 7.51am.

Lanes one and two (of four) were shut while the situation was dealt with.

Traffic was then held from around 8.05am.

This lasted for around 10 minutes, with cars released at 8.15am, as the two vehicles were moved to the hard shoulder.

All lanes have now reopened.