Slip road on M61 closed after crash

The accident happened at around lunchtime on Tuesday, May 1at junction 5 near Bolton.
The accident happened at around lunchtime on Tuesday, May 1at junction 5 near Bolton.

An exit slip road on the southbound M61 has been closed following an accident, say Highways England.

The accident happened at around lunchtime on Tuesday, May 1 near to junction 5 near Bolton.

Emergency services are in attendance at the scene where a vehicle is reported to be on its roof at a nearby roundabout just off the motorway network.

Drivers who want to leave at junction 5 are advised to continue to the next junction.

There are no delays currently being experienced on the motorway as a result of the accident.