M6 delays after multi-vehicle smash

Two lanes of the M6 have been blocked by a crash involving several vehicles.

Friday, 27th January 2017, 2:37 pm
Updated Friday, 27th January 2017, 3:41 pm

Highways England said lanes two and three of the southbound carriageway were closed close to junction 28 at Leyland following the collision.

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The incident happened shortly before 3pm this afternoon, causing long tailbacks, with traffic only able to pass the scene using the inside lane.

Initial estimates said the blockage was unlikely to be cleared until around 6.45pm.