M6 in Bamber Bridge closed overnight between junction 29 and 30 due to police incident

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The M6 was closed overnight between junction 29 (for the M65) and 30 (Bamber Bridge) due to apolice incident.

At 12:30 am on Monday, National Highways announced that the motorway was closed in both directions between junction 29 and 30 due to the incident.

They announced it had reopened at 3:19am.

Later this morning, a police spokesperson cofirmed the incident involved somebody in a mental health crisis, but the situation had been dealt with.