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Rush hour queues after motorway incident

Traffic news

Traffic news

Traffic queued for over an hour at rush hour on Thursday after an incident on the motorway.

Congestion built up on the M61 northbound at junction 8 near Chorley after a man threatened to jump from a bridge.

Police said they attended and the man was negotiated down and was safe and well.

The road was closed at junction 8 between 6.15am and 7.50am.

 

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