M6 LIVE: Motorway closed with severe delays after lorry crash in Cheshire

The M6 is closed between J17 - J18 after a serious crash in Cheshire today (Tuesday, September 7).

Tuesday, 7th September 2021, 4:32 pm
The M6 is closed between J17 - J18 after a serious crash in Cheshire today (Tuesday, September 7)

There are currently delays of around two-and-a-half hours in both directions and over 9 miles of queueing traffic due to the emergency closure near Holmes Chapel this afternoon.

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The motorway remains closed whilst police accident investigators work at the scene.

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M6 LIVE: Motorway closed with severe delays after lorry hits railway bridge in Cheshire

Last updated: Tuesday, 07 September, 2021, 19:29

  • The M6 is closed northbound between J17 - J18 near Holmes Chapel due to a serious lorry crash
  • Delays of over 120 minutes and 9 miles of congestion on approach to the northbound closure
  • Diversion route also very heavily congested
  • Police have confirmed the driver of the HGV has died

There are currently delays of around two-and-a-half hours in both directions and over 9 miles of queueing traffic due to the emergency closure near Holmes Chapel this afternoon.

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