Lanes reopen following crash on M6 near Leyland

A lane was closed on the M6 southbound near Leyland due to a collision.

Wednesday, 9th December 2020, 6:10 pm

One lane was closed on the M6 southbound between junctions 28 (Leyland Interchange) and 27 (Shevington Interchange) due to a crash which occurred at around 4.50pm today (December 9).

Traffic officers were called to the scene to help clear the carriageway and motorists were warned delays were likely.

But Highways England has now confirmed the vehicles involved in the collision have been moved to the hard shoulder and all lanes have reopened.

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A spokesman for Highways England said: "Following a hold on traffic the vehicles involved in the collision on the M6 southbound J28-J27 have been moved to the hard shoulder.

"Traffic has been released in all lanes.

"There remains delays in the area so allow extra time."

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One lane has been closed on the M6 southbound between junctions 28 and 27. (Credit: Highways England)

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