50 Hurt In Greater Manchester Motorway Crash
A 5 vehicle pile-up on the M62 near Eccles has left 50 injured.
The emergency services were called to the M62, near Manchester, shortly after 3.10pm today following reports of a smash on the eastbound carriageway, near the J12 exit.
Police and paramedics attended and found that five vehicles, including two coaches with schoolchildren on board, two transit vans and a car, had been involved.
One of the coach drivers is being treated for a suspected broken leg and about 49 people are being treated for minor injuries.