Part of the M6 near Preston is expected to be closed overnight for resurfacing work after a major vehicle fire.Advertisement
A truck was seen ablaze containing paint and aerosols shortly after 9.30pm on Monday (12 December).
Update: Resurfacing work continues on Tuesday morning, with only one lane open
The incident between Junction 31A (Ribbleton/Fulwood) and Junction 32 (Broughton) saw a truck on the hard shoulder. One lane is due to be open while the rest are resurfaced.
A lane on the southbound side has also been closed.
This was the scene on the M6
HGV fire M6 northbound approaching Junction 32. Temporary closures in place. #Team4RPU @NWmwaypolice pic.twitter.com/zqfuTykNDa
— Lancs Road Police (@LancsRoadPolice) December 12, 2016