Man arrested after motorist attacked with hammer on M61

Blue light from a police car Pic: South Ribble Police A man has been arrested after attacked a motorist with a hammer on M61 during Wednesday (20 March) morning. Police received calls that a motorist was being attacked before attending […]

1 month ago
Driver arrested for driving with two unrestrained kids, cannabis and other issues on M61

The car in question from the M61 A driver was arrested for driving with two unrestrained children, testing positive for cannabis and a number of other issues with the car in question. Police received an initial report […]

2 months ago
Flooding shuts M61 between Chorley and Horwich

M61 southbound at Junction 8 for Chorley Pic: Google Flash flooding has shut a section of the M61 during Wednesday evening. Lancashire Police said the motorway iwas shut between Junction 8 and 6 in the southbound direction. The motorway […]

2 months ago
M61 and M6 delays ease after car overturned between Preston and Chorley

There are delays on the M6 southbound close to the M61 junction due to the lane closures on the M61 Pic: Traffic Cameras UK An overturned vehicle is caused delays on the M6 and M61 southbound at Preston. Two lanes were shut on the M61 southbound from the junction with the M6 and M65 […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police chase across M6 and M61 with driver attempting to evade by driving wrong way

The driver of a car led police on a chase across the motorway and even attempted to evade capture by driving the wrong direction down a carriageway. The chase ended […]

4 months ago
Lane open on M61 southbound junction from M6 at Preston as repairs continue

One lane of two on the M61 junction from the M6 is now open on the motorway southbound following a collision on Tuesday morning. The lane between the M6 near […]

4 months ago
M61 closure causing M6 southbound delays at Preston

The M61 southbound is closed which is causing delays of more than an hour on the M6. Update: A lane has now re-opened on the M61 southbound The motorway is […]

4 months ago
Man in his 40s killed in late night collision on M61

The M61 is open this morning A man was killed in a collision on the M61 last night, it has been confirmed. Police were called to an incident at around 10pm (December 12) on the M61 […]

4 months ago
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