GMP issue ‘do not travel’ alert for drivers

Greater Manchester Police is appealing to drivers not to travel this morning (Friday), especially if their journey involves crossing the Pennines and using the M62.

The alert was issued in the small hours of this morning after motorists were stranded for many hours on the motorway yesterday – with some still stuck in the snow into the small hours of tonight.

Although a number of drivers were starting to get underway again after being rescued by emergency services, the M62 remained closed at Junction 21 (Milnrow).

The police appeal reads…