M6 blocked after crash

A southbound crash between junctions 26 and 27 of the M6 is causing massive tailbacks up the motorway.

Tuesday, 7th November 2017, 4:25 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 2:42 am
Vehicle stuck on the M6

The collision has seen a lorry and car come together at the start of the contraflow just before the Gathurst turn-off.

The incident occurred just after 5pm and very quickly traffic could be seen queueing at junction 28 near Leyland.

Highways England tweeted: "#GreaterManchester #M6 currently blocked southbound between J27 and J26 due to a collision. More updates to follow,"

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