A crash had closed three of four lanes of M6 southbound between J31A (Tickled Trout) and J30 (Bamber Bridge).Advertisement
Police were at the scene, with delays of 60 minutes above normal travel times reported on Tuesday (5 December).
The public are being advised to allow extra time for their journey.
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AA Traffic and Travel have said traffic is backed up to junction 32 on the M6.
A spokesperson said: “Congestion to J32 (M55 Broughton interchange). Travel time is around 55 minute. Traffic is also slow in the opposite direction.”
Delays are still continuing shortly before 7pm although all lanes are now clear.
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