COMMUTERS leaving Bolton are facing long delays after a crash on the M60 motorway.

The multi-vehicle smash happened earlier this morning on the anticlockwise stretch of the motorway on Barton Bridge between junctions 11 and 10.

The vehicles are now thought to have been cleared from the road but there are long delays reportedly stretching back as far as Simister Island.

Motorists are being advised to avoid the area if possible.

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