Tragedy and traffic chaos on M65

There has been tragedy and traffic chaos on the M65 this morning after a woman “fell” from a bridge.

The incident, which happened close to Nelson and Colne College, saw the motorway closed in both directions.

Prior to it being fully reopened, Lancashire Police wrote on Twitter: “The M65 is currently closed WB between jct 13 and 14 for a police investigation after a woman fell from the bridge above. Please avoid.”

More to follow.