Delays on M60 near Trafford Centre as car fire shuts two lanes of motorway – live updates

There are currently delays on the M60 in Trafford after a car caught fire.

Two lanes of the motorway have been closed clockwise near to the Trafford Centre, between junction 8 for Carrington and junction 9 for Urmston.

Emergency services including Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue are currently at the scene.

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It is not yet clear if anyone has been injured.

A picture from the scene shows four fire crews currently parked on the hard shoulder of the motorway.

Smoke can be seen coming from a vehicle at the side of the road.

Heavy traffic is currently building in the area as emergency responders work to make the area safe.

Highways England said on Twitter: “The M60 clockwise junction 8 (Carrington, A6144) to junction 9, (Urmston, B5158 and Trafford Park) two lanes have been closed due to a car fire.”

Greater Manchester Fire Service have been contacted for more information.

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