M61 break down warning

The M61 at junction 5The M61 at junction 5
The M61 at junction 5
Motorists are being warned of a traffic jam on the M61.

A broken down vehicle has caused a “full block” on the motorway southbound at junction 5 - Wigan, Bolton, Westhoughton - say North West Motorway Police.

The incident is between the slip roads and traffic can exit and rejoin the other side.

It happened shortly before 1.45pm.