Motorway re-opens after police incident

The M61 near Chorley have been closed in both directions
The M61 near Chorley have been closed in both directions

The M61 near Chorley has been re-opened following a police incident.


Highways England said the motorway was shut between junction eight and nine in both directions.

The motorway was closed shortly before 8pm on Friday but re-opened at around 8.20pm.