October 15, 2021

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LIVE updates: Heavy congestion on motorway after reports of hundreds at huge car meet in Denton

LIVE updates: Heavy congestion on motorway after reports of hundreds at huge car meet in Denton

A huge car meet has caused nightmare traffic around Denton.

Hundreds of people have reportedly met up on an industrial estate on Windmill Lane, just off the motorway this afternoon.

There have also been reports of drivers speeding up and down the hardshoulder of the M60.

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A resident living in the area said: “The whole of Denton is gridlocked.

“It sounds like bonfire night with the cars popping.”

North West Motorway Police tweeted about the incident, urging people to take care.

People at a car meet in Denton.

The force said: “M60, junction 24 both anticlockwise and clockwise we have heavy congestion – this is due to an apparent car meet off the motorway network.

“It is however impacting around M60 , M67, M66 – we are getting numerous re vehicles using the hard shoulder at speed, please take care.”

Roads have been closed around the area

In a follow up tweet, they assured members of the public that there were ‘numerous patrols in the relevant areas’.

There are currently road closures are being put on off the network.

The motorways are running as normal, the tweet said.

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