CLOSURES were in place on the East Lancs this morning due to a two-car crash.

Delays were caused after a crash, involving two vehicles on the A580 East Lancashire Road eastbound from junction 23 of the M6 at Haydock Island to the A573 (Golborne Island).

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It is believed one of the vehicles ended up on its roof after the collision.

The road had been fully closed for around two and a half hours.