Chickens cause a flap on the M6

Police were called to reports of chickens trying to cross the road on the southbound M6.

Tuesday, 3rd October 2017, 12:15 pm
Updated Wednesday, 4th October 2017, 3:48 pm
The birds first started causing a flap at around junction27 onemile south of Charnock Richards services.

The birds first started causing a flap at around 10.45am on October 3 at junction 27 one mile south of Charnock Richards services.

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Highways England made their way to the egg-citing incident, but were unable to find any trace of the birds.

Some drivers are reported to have slowed down, but there was no real impact on traffic a spokesman for Highways England said.