RECAP: M60 slip road closed after lorry overturns

Fire service statement

A spokesperson for the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) has given an update on the overturned vehicle. They said: “At around 1.50pm on Tuesday 18 May firefighters were called to reports of a road traffic collision on the M60, anticlockwise, between junctions seven and eight near Stretford. “Three fire engines from Sale, Stretford and Wythenshawe fire stations and the technical rescue unit from Leigh arrived quickly at the scene.

The collision involved a lorry which had tipped onto its side. “A man, who was out of the vehicle prior to fire crews’ arrival, was treated at the scene by colleagues from the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS). Firefighters used specialist equipment to help make the area safe.

“GMFRS crews were in attendance for approximately one hour.”