Woman's body found on M66 near Bury

2 May 2019, 07:41 | Updated: 2 May 2019, 07:43

Plymouth traffic car

Investigative work is currently being carried out on the M66 following a collision.

Shortly after 2am this morning (Thursday 2 May 2019), police were called to reports that a car had collided with a body on the M66 Northbound in Bury.

Emergency services attended and sadly found the body of a woman.

Enquiries are ongoing to establish how the woman came to be in the carriageway.

The M66 Northbound is currently closed from junction 1 to 3. Please avoid the area where possible.

Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting incident number 147 of 02/05/2019, or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.