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M6 reopens at Junction 32 southbound after lorry crash

Posted on - 29th September, 2017 - 7:50am | Author - | Posted in - Broughton, Fulwood, News, Roads, Transport
Picture released by Lancashire Police showing the damage to the car and lorry Pic: LancsRoadPolice
Picture released by Lancashire Police showing the damage to the car and lorry Pic: LancsRoadPolice

Major delays are expected as the M6 had been shut at Preston.

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Lancashire Police had closed the motorway at Junction 32 southbound.

A lorry jack-knifed on the slip road.

All traffic is being diverted off onto the M55 westbound, and then back onto the M6 via the M55 eastbound.

A car is also thought to be involved in the collision.

The incident took place around 7.40am on Friday (29 September).

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Delays are expected through until around 3pm and delays southbound are already back to Junction 33.

There’s a knock-on effect on the M6 northbound with delays between Junction 31A to Junction 32.

Highways England says they have a team on site to sweep fuel which has been spilt onto the motorway.

At 11am the motorway was fully reopened.

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