Lanes closed on southbound M61 after accident

Two lanes are currently closed on the M61 southbound after a vehicle and a trailer hit the central reservation.

Monday, 20th March 2017, 6:29 am
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 11:02 am
The accident happened between junctions 6 for Horwichand 5 for West Houghton.

The accident happened between junctions 6 for Horwich and 5 for West Houghton at around 6am this morning.

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Rolling roadblocks have been put in place and traffic is reported to be queuing.

It is not known if anybody was injured during the incident.