Two lanes of the M61 were closed today after a three-vehicle crash.
The accident happened near junction 8 for Chorley at around 9.30am.
Northbound lanes one and two (of three) were closed and queues were building up.
The entry slip road was also closed as a result of the incident
Traffic was slow back to Rivington services
One lane of the M61 was reopened at 10.20am.