New M6 crash adds to chaos on the roads

The M6 in Lancashire
The M6 in Lancashire

A crash on the M6 near Leyland added to the chaos on Lancashire's roads tonight.

Two lanes were blocked near Leyland.

Highways England tweeted: "Two lanes are closed on the #M6 between #j28 #Leyland and #J29 #ClaytonBrook due to a collision.

"Please avoid the area as delays are expected."

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The road was reopened at about 5.15pm.

Highways England said: "Vehicles are now on the hard shoulder awaiting recovery, ambulance, police and traffic officers are also at scene.

"Please drive safely through the area.

"Thanks for your patience."