24 December 2019 12:37
There are delays on the M65 after the motorway was closed in both directions while police dealt with an incident. The motorway was blocked between Junction 5 and Junction 6 near Blackburn in Lancashire. Traffic was held at the scene while motorists approaching the closure were diverted away from the motorway at the sliproads for Junction 5 and 6. Police and traffic officers are attending the scene and say the motorway will be fully reopened shortly. Lancashire Police asked people to avoid the area and find an alternative route for their journey while the closure was in place.
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