M61 re-opens after serious crash shut motorway between Horwich and Chorley

Section of the M61 where the crash took place Pic: Google A section of motorway near Preston has reopened following a serious crash. The M61 between Junction 6 (Horwich/Bolton) and Junction 8 (Chorley) was closed northbound for seven hours overnight. Emergency […]

5 months ago
Storm Debi sees National Highways issue severe weather alert for M6, M55 and M61

An overhead view of Junction 31 of the M6 Pic: fragglehunter A rare weather alert has been issued for the motorway network in the North West of England including Preston. Storm Debi is expected to sweep in from the early hours […]

6 months ago
M61 re-opens in both directions between Chorley and Horwich after police incident

The M61 can be seen empty in both directions beyond Junction 8 Pic: Traffic Cameras UK The motorway is closed in both directions between Junction 8 and Junction 6 with delays of more than 30 minutes in each direction as police deal with an incident.

7 months ago
Man in hospital after M61 crash saw car hit motorway bridge

A man is in hospital with serious injuries after the car he was driving hit a bridge on the M61. Emergency services closed the northbound section of the motorway between […]

10 months ago
Serious four-vehicle crash shuts M61 at Chorley

M61 northbound just after Junction 8 Pic: Google A four-vehicle crash is causing major delays on the M61 during Tuesday evening. Update: Man in hospital after M61 crash saw car hit motorway bridge The crash between Junction 8 […]

10 months ago
Parts of the M65 at Bamber Bridge still closed due to oil spill in the carriageway

Preston Police have taken to twitter to warn people that due to yesterday’s oil spill on part of the M65, the motorway is still closed in both directions. The road […]

3 years ago
M6 and M61 reopen at Preston after icy conditions cause hours of delays

Tyre tracks show where drivers skidded off the motorway Pic: Preston Fire Station Emergency services have reopened the M6 and the M61 after snow and ice saw a string of crashes. From 3.30pm on Sunday (27 December) motorists were left stranded after hail […]

3 years ago
Crash on M6 close to Junction 31 northbound cleared but delays remain

This morning (Friday, 13 November) traffic was built up from the Blacow Bridge Interchange (M61) to Junction 31 (M60, Preston, Blackburn and Clitheroe) for the A59, after a collision occurred. […]

4 years ago
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