Chorley Police are dealing with a ‘serious collision’ just south of the Withnell Car Sales roundabout in Chorley.
This afternoon, authorities asked drivers to consider taking alternative routes after an incident.
A spokesman said, “We are currently at the scene of a serious collision at the junction of Bury Lane and Chorley Road in Withnell.
“There are road closures in place and we are asking all motorists to avoid the area and use alternative routes where possible. Many thanks.”
Drivers going to Higher Wheelton or Wheelton can continue to drive west-bound on the M65, join the M61 east-bound before rejoining the A674.