M61 reopens after crash near Chorley

A lane closure was in place after a crash on the Preston-bound M61 in Chorley this morning (Friday, October 1).

Friday, 1st October 2021, 9:04 am
Updated Friday, 1st October 2021, 10:38 am

One lane (of three) was blocked on the northbound carriageway just after junction 8 (A674 Millennium Way, Chorley).

Police, fire crews and paramedics attended, but North West Ambulance Service said no-one has been seriously injured.

National Highways say the lane closure was in force between Chorley and junction 9 (Preston South, Blackburn, Burnley, M65) whilst the vehicles are recovered.

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A lane closure is in place after a crash on the Preston-bound M61 in Chorley this morning (Friday, October 1)

It led to queuing traffic back to the motorway interchange at Clayton Brook before the lane was reopened at around 10am.