A PEDESTRIAN was hit by a lorry on the M60 this morning.

The collision happened close to junction 18 for Simister Island, police said.

It is not known what the pedestian's condition is, with a large number of emergency vehicles, including an ambulance and police, spotted in the area. 

The M60 clockwise from junction 17 Whitefield/Prestwich to junction 18 at Simister Island was shut following the incident.

Greater Manchester Police confirmed officers arrived at the scene this morning.

A force spokesman said: "Police were called at around 11am on Saturday to a report of a collision between a pedestrian and a lorry on the M60 close to junction 18.

"Emergency services are in attendance."