Delays for drivers after coach breaks down on M6 near Wigan

A broken-down coach is causing delays for drivers on the M6 near Wigan.

One of three lanes is closed on the northbound carriageway between junction 27 at Gathurst and junction 28 at Leyland.

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Drivers are reporting traffic coming to a standstill – despite the vehicle now being on the hard shoulder – and it is affecting many people travelling home from days out or weekend trips over the bank holiday.

The coach is on the hard shoulder of the M6

There are reports that normal traffic conditions are expected to return between 6.45pm and 7pm.