Collison causes delays on M6 and M61

A rush hour collision between a car and an lorry caused long delays on two motorways near Preston today.

Monday, 15th August 2016, 8:46 am
Updated Monday, 15th August 2016, 10:49 am

The smash shut one lane of the northbound carriageway of the M6 just before junction 31.

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Queues formed on both the M6 and the M61 as emergency services attended the scene.

Eye witnesses said a car appeared to have collided with the rear of a Lancashire Colunty Council recycling wagon, causing severe damage.

It is not known if there have been any injuries.