Traffic police find abandoned digger which caused debris on M61

A digger and trailer which appeared to have been involved in a collision was discovered on the M61.

Police said debris stretching back several miles had been left on one of the lanes.

Lancashire Road Police posted this morning: “If you’re involved in a collision on the motorway it’s a good idea to report it to the police especially if you have left debris in lane three.

“After a three mile trail on the M61 MN38 soon found the offending vehicle and trailer. Driver traced and reported.”

The Westmorland Gazette:

The digger was not stolen according to police.

The Westmorland Gazette | North Lancs