M6 slip road reduced to 1 lane after rush hour crash at Bamber Bridge

A crash on an M6 slip road has led to heavy congestion and delays this morning (August 30).

Friday, 30th August 2019, 10:33 am
Updated Friday, 30th August 2019, 11:33 am

The crash happened on the M6 northbound exit slip at junction 29 (Bamber Bridge, M65) at around 9.50am.

A car is understood to have crashed into a barrier on the hard shoulder.

The stricken vehicle has been recovered, but Highways have been forced to shut lane 2 as repairs are made to the damaged barrier.

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It means traffic is moving very slowly on approach to M6 junction 29 and M65 junction 1 at Bamber Bridge Interchange.

Highways said they expect the carriageway to remain reduced to 1 lane until 12.15pm.