Part of M61 closed after 'serious' collision

A section of the M61 has been closed following a 'serious' collision.

Friday, 28th October 2016, 1:43 pm
Updated Monday, 31st October 2016, 9:52 am
Motorway traffic

Emergency services were called to the southbound carriageway of the motorway between Clayton Brook and Chorley, following the incident at about 12.30pm on Friday.

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All three lanes of the carriageway had been closed between J9 and J8, before one lane reopened shortly before 1pm.

More to follow.