M6 crash near Leyland brings traffic to standstill between junctions 27 and 28

A crash between a wagon and a car has brought the M6 to a standstill near Leyland.

Monday, 7th January 2019, 7:34 am
Updated Wednesday, 9th January 2019, 1:36 pm
The crash has affected traffic on the M6 northbound near Leyland.

The collision happened at around 7.50am in lane 3 of the M6 northbound between junctions 27 (Standish, Parbold) and 28 (Leyland.

Police have closed lane 3 as they attend the scene and arrange recovery of the vehicles.

The crash and lane closure is causing significant congestion, with police managing traffic in lanes 1 and 2.

The crash has affected traffic on the M6 northbound near Leyland.

Drivers should beware of shattered glass which is scattered across the carriageway.

Highways are expecting normal traffic conditions to return by 8.50am.

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