Trams aren't running and there's heavy traffic following a collision on Lord Sheldon Way this afternoon.
A girl of ten has been rushed to hospital after being involved in a collision with a tram in Ashton.
Emergency services were quickly on the scene at the Ashton West stop following the collision which happened at around 3pm.
The girl was rushed to hospital having suffered head injuries.
GMP Dukinfield tweeted the following at around 3:30pm:
We are currently dealing with an incident on Lord Sheldon Way. All trams are currently not running into and out of Ashton. Lord Sheldon Way is also currently close to vehicle traffic. ALSO Stamford Street, Stalybridge is also closed to a separate incident, diversions are in place— GMP Duk, Moss, Staly (@GMPDukinfield) September 3, 2019
There are currently no Metrolink services running between Ashton-under-Lyne and Ashton Moss.
Tickets and passes are being accepted on the 216 and 217 bus services.
Motorists are being advised to find an alternative route and avoid the Lord Sheldon Way area.
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