In breaking news, the M6 has been closed southbound between J31A and J31. Lancashire Police…
This morning it was reported by Police that a man fell from a bridge over the M61 near the junction for Chorley.
The man’s condition is still unclear, however, he was airlifted to hospital by an air ambulance while traffic was halted.
Traffic should be back to normal this afternoon across the M61, but Highways England is advising travellers to seek traffic information before using the motorway.
A police spokesman said, ‘It is believed that a man has fallen from a bridge over the motorway.’