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UPDATED: Police appeal for witnesses after elderly man is hospitalised in road collision

An appeal for witnesses has been issued after a man in his 70s was in collision with a car in Atherton.
Transport
Officers found a gruesome-looking bloody hand

Severed hand in central reservation leads to road closure

Police who closed a major road after a motorist spotted a suspicious item have said it was a realistic-looking fake severed hand.

Transport

Delays on southbound M6 after vehicle fire

An accident on the southbound M6 brought traffic to a standstill this morning.
Transport
The RMT announced  two more days of strike action are set to go ahead

Train strikes announced for October

Commuters using Northern Rail services have been warned to brace themselves for further strike action which has been scheduled to take place in October.
Transport

Star cars at the Frankfurt Motor Show

Ferrari, Porsche and Bugatti were just some of the big-name brands unveiling their latest luxury sports cars at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

Transport
Up to 50 flights a day are now officially cancelled

The full list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you're affected

Ryanair have now revealed the full list of cancelled flights for the next six weeks.
Transport
Dozens of concerned residents called 999 after spotting the flames and huge plumes of smoke at Chantry Place, Harrow.

Major disruption for London bound travellers after fire at timber yard

Major disruption is expected for train passengers hoping to travel to London today following a major blaze at a London timber yard.
Transport
There are long delays on the motorway

Crash causes long delays on motorway

Drivers are being warned they face long delays after a crash on the M6 motorway.
News

Delays after crash on northbound M6 near Preston

A man was taken to hospital with suspected back and neck injuries after a two vehicle crash on the northbound M6 near Preston, say police.
Transport
Delays have been caused on the M6 by a three-vehicle collision

Crash on M6 causing serious delays

Serious delays have been experienced by motorists on the M6 after a three-car collision.
Transport
Prices are on the rise

Motorists hit with largest weekly increase in fuel prices since January

Motorists have been hit with the largest weekly increase in fuel prices since early January, new figures show.

Transport
Here are the locations to avoid in the North West

Roads alert as storm Aileen heads towards North West

Highways England are urging drivers to take extra care on motorways and major A roads overnight and tomorrow morning during Storm Aileen.
North West
The guided busway

Busway to city is booming

Public transport chiefs say they are on course to better the 2.1million passengers who used the guided busway from Leigh to Manchester in its first year of operation.

Transport
Cycling UK has written to transport minister Jesse Norman calling for the launch of a campaign

Cycling charity urges awareness campaign about dangers of 'car dooring'

Awareness about the dangers of hitting cyclists with car doors must be raised, a charity has warned.

Transport
The scene on the M6

Tanker crash closes M6

The M6 is currently closed between junction 18 and 19 northbound.
Transport
Matthew Briggs, whose wife Kim was killed by cyclist Charlie Alliston

Widower of pedestrian killed by cyclist vows to bring change in law

The widower of a woman knocked down and killed by a rider on a fixed-gear bike has vowed to bring about a change in the law to make it easier to prosecute cyclists who injure or kill pedestrians.

Crime
On average, a 17-24-year-old driver now pays 2,379 to run a car in the first year of driving

Government policy fuels rise in car insurance costs for young drivers

Car insurance costs for young drivers have rocketed over the past year as a result of controversial government tax and policy changes.

Transport
Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) at Southern, Merseyrail and Arriva Rail North walked out amid worsening industrial relations in the industry.

Train services disrupted as rail strikes hit Lancashire

Rail workers at three train operators were "solidly supporting" fresh strikes on Monday in bitter disputes over the role of guards and driver-only trains, disrupting travel as people returned to work after the summer holidays and schools reopened for the new term.

Transport
Forecourt prices could rise by up to 4p per litre

UK petrol price could rise up to 4p after hurricane shuts down US refineries

UK motorists are being warned to expect a hike in the cost of unleaded petrol due to Hurricane Harvey.

Business
Volkswagen are the latest car manufacturer to offer a scrappage deal

Volkswagen scrappage scheme offers thousands if drivers axe diesel

Volkswagen has launched a scrappage scheme offering motorists thousands of pounds if they trade in an old diesel car for a new model.

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