THE DRIVER of a road sweeper involved in a shocking motorway smash escaped with no injuries.

The accident occurred on the M60 this morning (Monday) between Junctions 6 and 5 on the anti-clockwise carriageway.

Two lanes were shut for around half an hour because of the incident, causing delays for commuters.

The Oldham Times:

Pictures posted by the North West Motorway Police on Facebook show the scale of the incident.

One of the vehicles involved, a road sweeper, sustained heavy damage to its front end, with the windscreen smashed and parts of the engine visible.

However, despite the severity of the crash nobody was injured.