30 minute delays and traffic stopped on M6 after motorhome overturns near Lancaster

Traffic was "temporarily stopped" on the M6 after a motorhome overturned following a crash near Lancaster.

Monday, 5th October 2020, 11:02 am

Emergency services were called following a crash on the M6 northbound between junctions 33 (Hampson Green Interchange) and 34 (Halton Interchange) today (October 5).

Images from the scene show a motorhome overturned as a result of the collision - which occurred at around 8.20am - causing "minor injuries".

Traffic was stopped while police, paramedics and firefighters attended the scene, resulting in significant delays of up to 30 minutes in the area.

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But Highways England have confirmed the motorhome has since been moved from the carriageway and traffic has been released.

A spokesman for Highways England said: "The road has now been completely re-opened.

"Thank you for your patience and have a safe onward journey."

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A caravan overturned following a crash on the M6 near Lancaster. (Credit: Lancashire Police)