LIVE updates as pedestrian killed in crash with major road shut off

A main road is closed off in Bolton after a serious crash. Chorley New Road has been shut by police, with emergency services at the scene. Transport for Greater Manchester have warned people to avoid the area.

“Road is closed both directions between Park Street and Chorley Old Road due to a serious RTC. “Seek alternative route and allow extra time for your journey.” A pedestrian has died in the collision, police have said.

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