OFFICERS are appealing for witnesses after a woman was injured in a motorway crash.

Police were called to junction three of the M65 around 8.45pm on Sunday following reports a Peugeot 307 and a Ford Fiesta crashed on the westbound carriageway.

The driver of the Peugeot, a 43-year-old woman, suffered minor chest injuries. She was taken to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment.

The driver of the Ford, a 74-year-old man, was not injured.

PC Michael Smith said: “We are investigating the circumstances of a collision on the M65 close to Riley Green.

“A woman has been left injured and we want to establish exactly what has happened.

“Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log reference 1363 of November 19.”