M6 closed in both directions

The M6 motorway has been closed in both directions after a serious collision.

Monday, 24th October 2016, 2:41 pm
Updated Tuesday, 25th October 2016, 8:10 pm
The North West Air Ambulance in action

Motorists are advised to avoid the area and seek alternative routes following the collision which happened on the northbound carriageway near to junction 31.
The emergency services. including the North West air ambulance, are at the scene and a spokesperson from Lancashire police said the delays are expected to last for some time.
Updates to follow ...

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise