Motorway delays due to M6 lane closure near Wigan

The stalled tanker on the M6 causing delays
The stalled tanker on the M6 causing delays
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Motorists are experiencing rush hour delays this morning due to a lane closure on the M6.

Lane one of the motorway is closed between the junction 25 Bryn Interchange and junction 24 for Ashton-in-Makerfield.

An AA spokesman said there are "delays of six minutes" due to a stalled tanker in the road.

They also reported an average speed of 15 mph.

Congestion is currently back to the junction 26 Orrell Interchange.

Traffic England reports that the incident should be resolved between 8.30am and 8.45am, with normal traffic conditions from 9.15am.

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