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Lorry crash brings delays to the M61 in Bolton

Part of the M61 northbound in Bolton is closed after a HGV crashed into an embankment leaving debris on the motorway, damaging other cars.

No one was injured in the incident at just after 5.10am.

The northbound carriageway has been closed and a diversion is in place from junction 5 onto Manchester Road, Chorley Road and back onto the motorway at junction 6.

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