LIVE Heavy traffic and delays on M6 near Wigan after crash involving lorry

There is heavy traffic on a section of the M6 near Wigan this morning after a crash involving a lorry. One lane has been closed on the southbound carriageway between junction 28 for Leyland and junction 27 for Wigan and Parbold. A lorry has come off the road in the crash, according to traffic alert service Inrix.

This is causing heavy traffic and delays in the area.

Traffic is building on the M6

Traffic officers are on their way to the scene. In a tweet, Highways England said: “The #M6 southbound #J28 (#Leyland #B5256) to #J27 (#Wigan #Parbold) 1 lane has been closed due to a collision. “Traffic Officers & Maintenance Crews are on their way to the area.”

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