The M65 has been closed due to an incident between junctions 3 and 4.

Blackburn with Darwen Police said: “Please be aware that the M65 between J3 and J4 in both directions is currently closed due to an ongoing police incident. Please avoid the area and use an alternative route where possible. Thank you for your patience.”

Highways Northwest posted: "The M65 in BOTH directions #J3 (RileyGreen BlackburnWest) to #J4 / Blackburn with Darwen Services (BlackburnSouth Bolton Darwen A666) is in the process of being CLOSED due to a Police incident. Traffic Officers are currently at the scene.

"Less than a mile of congestion on approach to the closures."

Updates to follow