ALL lanes on the M65 near Blackburn have reopened following an accident.

Lanes two and three between junction six (Whitebirk Roundabout) and seven (Rishton/Accrington) of the M65 had been closed.

It came after a silver Hatchback crashed into the central reservation between the two junctions shortly before 8.30am today.

Highways England has now confirmed all lanes have now reopened.

A spokesman said: "A car had collided with the central reservation between junction six and seven of the M65 at around 8.20am.

"It is now on the hard shoulder and all lanes have reopened."

A police spokesman said: "We were called to a road traffic collision at around 8.20am this morning. 

"A silver Hatchback was damaged."