A man is in a critical condition after he fell from a Rishton bridge onto the M65 motorway.
He suffered serious injuries when he fell from the canal bridge into oncoming traffic yesterday.
Paramedics and the police were called to the area, between junction six and seven, at around 6.15pm.
The man was discovered lying down, unconscious and bleeding.
He was taken to Royal Blackburn Hospital with severe internal and head injuries.
Lancashire Police said he wasn't hit by any vehicles and no one else was injured.
He is currently in a serious condition in hospital.
There were delays to rush hour traffic for around 20 minutes.