Lanes closed on the M6 after car overturns

Three lanes on the southbound M6 were closed this morning after a car pulling a trailer overturned.

The accident happened at around 6.30am on Friday, June 1 between junctions 31a for Longridge and 32 for Broughton and the M55 interchange.

The accident happened between junctions 31 for Longridge and 32 for Broughton and the M55 interchange.

The accident happened between junctions 31 for Longridge and 32 for Broughton and the M55 interchange.

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The incident caused long delays with traffic queuing back to the M55.

A spokesman for NW Motorway Police said: "M6 South bound 3 lanes closed prior to Junction 31 following vehicle towing a trailer over turning.

"Luckily no injuries reported to the driver or the animals in the trailer.

Three lanes have been blocked

Three lanes have been blocked

All lanes re-opened by 10.30am.