Gridlock from Disley to Hazel Grove

Rush hour traffic congestion on Blackpool Road and Garstang Road junction after an earlier accident
Rush hour traffic congestion on Blackpool Road and Garstang Road junction after an earlier accident

An accident involving a car and a motorbike in High Lane caused tailbacks on the A6 in both directions this morning.

The motorcyclist suffered minor injuries in the incident, which occurred just before 8am.

Greater Manchester Police confirmed the road was clear by 9.20am. North West Ambulance Service also attended the scene.