A LANE is closed on the M61 following a crash.

The incident happened southbound between junction 8 (Chorley) and junction 6 (Horwich) - near Rivington Services.

A car crashed into the central reservation barrier.

One lane is closed and traffic is queueing.

Traffic was stopped between 8.40am and 8.55am but it is now moving slowly.

Traffic officers, Lancashire Road Police, and North West Motorway Police are at the scene.

At 9.23am, Highways England tweeted the following update: "One lane remains closed whilst we organise resources to inspect barrier damage.

"Delays currently just over 30 minutes on top of normal journey times."