Appeal for witnesses after 10-car crash on motorway

A 10-CAR crash on the M6 saw a man suffer fractured ribs and a concussion while a teenager was left with whiplash. The emergency services were called around 5.30pm on Wednesday after reports of a major incident close to Junction 28 near Leyland. A 50-year-old man from Buckshaw Village suffered fractured ribs and a concussion, while several others were left with whiplash including a 15-year-old boy from Chorley.

A Volvo HGV was travelling northbound in lane one when the car left the carriageway towards the slip road. It was then involved in a crash with a number of cars before hitting a Range Rover. The road was closed for more than six hours.

Sgt Steve Hardman said: “We are appealing for witnesses following a serious collision on the M6.

“The incident caused significant delays in the area and we are grateful for the patience of motorists as emergency services worked at the scene.”

Anyone with information can call police on 101

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