Motorway and road delays following accident

Traffic at a virtual standstill on the M6 northbound
Traffic at a virtual standstill on the M6 northbound
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Traffic is affecting journey times on the M6 and M61 around Preston and Bamber Bridge following a crash.

Police were called to the M6 northbound between J30 and J31 at 10.15am after reports of a van colliding with the central reservation.

One lane was closed while recovery took place and barrier repairs completed, but no injuries were reported.

Traffic has since backed up in the area, reaching back to J29 around Bamber Bridge, and the junction with the M61.

London Road is also heavily congested.