M6 southbound closed after lorry crashes through central reservation near Borwick

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Police anticipated the motorway would be “closed for some time”.

The M6 southbound was closed near Lancaster after a lorry crashed through the central reservation.

The southbound carriageway was closed between junctions 36 (Crooklands) and 35 (Carnforth) at approximately 6pm on Wednesday.

The M6 was closed near Lancaster after a lorry crashed through the central reservation (Credit: National Highways) The M6 was closed near Lancaster after a lorry crashed through the central reservation (Credit: National Highways)
The M6 was closed near Lancaster after a lorry crashed through the central reservation (Credit: National Highways) | National Highways

One lane was also closed on the northbound carriageway.

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National Highways said this was “due to a lorry which has crossed through the central reservation.”

Delays of more than 40 minutes were building in the area as a result of the closure.

Lancashire Police said they anticipated the motorway would be “closed for some time”.

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