Two lanes of M6 closed after crash

Two lanes of the M6 were closed on Tuesday morning following a crash.

Tuesday, 19th July 2016, 8:24 am
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 7:52 pm
Preston-bound traffic at a virtual standstill on the M6

Long delays were reported after a collision closed two lanes of the northbound carriageway, between J30 and J31.

Highways England said traffic was building up from J29 of the M6, and from J9 of the M61 northbound.

Traffic officers were able to clear the collision to the hard shoulder and lanes reopened just before 8am, but delays were still expected.

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