M65 reopens in both directions after police incident
The M65 was closed in both directions between junctions five and six while police dealt with an incident.
UPDATE: The earlier incident on the M65 between junctions five and six at Blackburn has been resolved and the motorway has been re-opened.
The M65 was closed both ways between junctions five and six (for Shadsworth and Blackburn) at 9.50am today (Tuesday, December 24).
This was due to a police incident in the area.
A spokesperson for Lancashire Police said: "The earlier incident on the M65 between J5-6 at Blackburn has now been resolved safely and the motorway is being re-opened.
"Many thanks to everyone for their patience and understanding.
"Have a happy and a safe Christmas."