Traffic chaos as collision blocks road

Police incident
Police incident

Motorists faced severe delays in the morning rush hour after a collision blocked a popular commuting route.

The incident involving a car and van happened on Wigan Lower Road in Standish Lower Ground close to the junction with Crooke Road just before 8am on Wednesday December 13.

The collision between a white Ford Transit and a white Nissan Juke caused major tailbacks on a road which is extremely busy with traffic heading into Wigan at that time.

Social media reports said queues stretched back to the S-bends with traffic coming from Shevington.

There were no injuries and the road was clear by 9.50am.