M6 closed in both directions overnight due to 'police incident' near junction 33

The M6 was closed in both directions while police attended a "concern for welfare" call near Lancaster last night (April 13).

Wednesday, 14th April 2021, 8:09 am

The carriageway was shut between junctions 33 (Hampson Green Interchange) and 34 (Halton Interchange) at around 11.30pm.

Motorists were advised to avoid the area following the closure and a diversion was put in place.

Today (April 14), police confirmed they were responding to a "concern for welfare call" alongside traffic officers.

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Following a two hour closure, the incident was "resolved with no issues" and the carriageway reopened shortly before 1.30am.

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The carriageway was shut between junctions 33 and 34.