Crash closes M61 at Chorley

The M61 at Chorley was closed this morning after a collision forced a Transit van and Mini down an embankment on the exit slip road.

Police are appealing for witnesses after they had to close the motorway today (Thursday (April 1) at just after 7.20am.

The male driver of the van suffered only cuts and bruises and Police said they were waiting for an update on the other driver.

Anyone with information can ring Chorley Police on 0845 1 25 35 45 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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