M61 lane closure after crash near M6 and M65 interchange at Clayton Brook

A crash on the M61 has led to a lane closure near the interchange for the M6 and M65 at Clayton Brook today.

Monday, 19th July 2021, 1:26 pm
Updated Monday, 19th July 2021, 1:32 pm
The crash happened on the M61 northbound carriageway towards the M6 at J9 (Clayton Brook, M65) at around 12.15pm today (Monday, July 19)

UPDATE - 1.14pm - T​he crashed vehicle has been moved to a place of safety and all lanes are now open.

Highways say the crash happened on the northbound carriageway towards the M6 at J9 (Clayton Brook, M65) at around 12.15pm.

Lane 1 was closed whilst Lancashire Police and North West Ambulance Service attend the scene.

Details on casualties has not been made available at this stage, but police have described it as a "minor collision".

The lane closure led to slow traffic on the M61 on approach to the scene at J9 M65 (Clayton Brook).