'30 minute delays' after crash on M6 between junctions 25 and 26

Two lanes were closed on the M6 near Wigan following a collision involving a car and a lorry today (July 20).

Tuesday, 20th July 2021, 7:53 pm

The incident occurred on the southbound carriageway between junctions 25 (Bryn Interchange) and 26 (Orrell Interchange) at approximately 3.20pm.

Highways England described the collision as "minor" but warned motorists to expect 30 minute delays on the approach.

Traffic officers and recovery vehicles were called to the scene and the lane closures were lifted at around 5.45pm.

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The collision involved a lorry and a car, according to the AA.

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Highways England warned motorists to expect 30 minute delays on the approach to the collision. (Credit: AA)