M6 lane closure between Preston and Lancaster after tyre bursts on lorry

A lane has been closed on the northbound M6 between Preston and Lancaster this morning (Thursday, August 20).

Thursday, 20th August 2020, 9:58 am
Updated Thursday, 20th August 2020, 10:00 am

Lane 1 has been closed between J32 (M55, Broughton Interchange) and J33 (A6 Preston Lancaster Road, Lancaster South/Garstang) since 9.30am.

The lane closure is to allow a fitter to safely change a burst offside tyre on a lorry.

Traffic Officers and recovery are currently at the scene, but traffic is coping well.

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Highways said it expects the lane closure to remain in place until around 10.30am.

Lane 1 on the M6 northbound has been closed between J32 (Broughton Interchange) to J33 (Forton Services) to allow a fitter to safely change the offside tyre on a lorry