M6 lane closures southbound as lorry goes through central reservation

Posted on - 18th July, 2018 - 9:33pm | Author - | Posted in - Bamber Bridge, Preston News, Roads, Transport
Scene around Junction 29 (Bamber Bridge) of the M6
Scene around Junction 29 (Bamber Bridge) of the M6

A major crash had shut the M6 southbound near Preston.

Update: Emergency resurfacing work takes place and M6 remains closed on Thursday morning

One is closed on the northbound side and only one lane is open southbound after a lorry went through the central reservation.

Highways England say there is congestion between Junction 29 and Junction 30 in both directions.

A number of other cars are involved in the crash.

It is thought there are only minor injuries to those involved.

The crash took place shortly after 8pm on Wednesday (18 July).

Read more: Witnesses sought after Bamber Bridge crash saw car end up in field

Trapped traffic was released past the scene southbound via one lane.

The incident is not expected to clear until at least midnight.

You can get the latest on the M6 and other Preston roads in our dedicated Facebook traffic and travel group

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