Motorway incidents cause congestion

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News story

MOTORISTS have experienced delays on the motorway in Wigan following three separate incidents.

Three vehicles collided on the M6 northbound between junction 26, at Orrell and 27, at Standish at around 11.30am on Saturday.

One lane was closed, causing delays, but all lanes were cleared within an hour.

A broken down vehicle caused disruption northbound between junction 22, Newton-le-Willows and 23 ,at Haydock around 1pm.

And an incident between junction 27, in Standish and 28, at Leyland, caused congestion an hour later.

It is believed no one was significantly injured during any of these incidents.

Motorists are warned to be extra careful due to heavy Bank Holiday traffic.