Lane closed after M61 crash

A lane, which was closed on the M61 following a two-car crash, has been re-opened says Highways England.

Monday, 30th April 2018, 11:04 am
Updated Monday, 30th April 2018, 11:51 am
Drivers are being warned to approach the scene with caution

The accident happened at around 9am on Monday on the northbound carriageway between junctions 8 and 9 near Chorley.

One car is reported to have ended up facing the wrong way on the motorway and traffic officers warned drivers to approach the scene with caution.

A spokesman for Highways England said: "We were called to a two-car collision on the motorway.

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"One lane was closed but the others remained open so the impact to traffic has been minimal."

Nobody is believed to have been seriously injured in the incident.