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    Drivers are being urged to avoid the area around the junction between the M602 and Regent Road after a serious vehicle smash this evening.

    Police were called at around 10:30pm to reports of an accident having taken place between junctions 2 & 3 of the M602. The Eastbound carriage way has been closed and traffic diversions are in place.

    Emergency services, including Police, NWAS and GMFRS are currently on scene to deal with the situation.

    Traffic is currently being diverted around the area with two lanes of regent road closed.


    Highways England say:



    "The M602 in Greater Manchester is closed eastbound between J2 and J3 due to a serious collision which has occurred on the J3 roundabout.

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    "This incident is not on Highways England network, but the closure is in place to support the scene and emergency services in attendance."

    North West Motorway Police tweeted: "M602 Eastbound - Junction 2 to J3 will be closed due to a Serious RTC on Regent Road, Salford The closure will be at Junction 2 and all traffic will be taken off Please avoid the area."



    Photo: TFGM - M602 Eccles New RD, Trafford RD traffic camera | Transport for Greater Manchester (tfgm.com)

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