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M6 closed in both directions due to woman on gantry

Posted on - 3rd November, 2017 - 11:24am | Author - | Posted in - Roads, Transport
M6 has been closed in both directions

The M6 has been closed in both directions this morning (November 3) due to a police incident.

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Police have closed the motorway between junction 27 and 28.

A significant amount of congestion has been reported as a result of the closure which reportedly occurred at around 10.35am.

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A statement from Lancashire Police said: “There’s a woman on a gantry. We are on the scene trying to persuade her to come down.”

We will provide more details on the incident as they become available.

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