M6 live: Seven-mile delay to last until 7pm after lorry overturns between junctions 24 and 27

An overturned lorry has brought a a ten-mile stretch of the M6 to a standstill.

Thursday, 6th December 2018, 1:14 pm
Updated Thursday, 6th December 2018, 3:20 pm
Traffic is queuing to merge into the open outside lane on the M6.

Traffic has been blocked on the M6 southbound between junctions 24 (Orrell) and 27 (Standish, Parbold) after a lorry overturned near Wigan.

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Traffic is queuing to merge into the open outside lane on the M6.