Two lanes of M6 shut due to accident

Two lanes of the M6 southbound near Preston were closed this afternoon following a collision.

By Brian Ellis
Sunday, 29th November 2020, 10:10 am
The entire southbound carriageway had to be shut down for a time while recovery work went on.
The entire southbound carriageway had to be shut down for a time while recovery work went on.

Officers say a car and a van were involved in the smash and the lanes had to be coned off while the vehicles were recovered.

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The collision happened near to junction 31 for the Tickled Trout. It is not known if anyone was injured.

Police had to hold all southbound traffic for a time while the cones were collected.