UPDATE: All lanes now re-opened after three-car smash on M6

All lanes have now re-opened following an earlier three-car accident on the M6 Northbound.

Thursday, 12th January 2017, 11:53 am
Updated Thursday, 12th January 2017, 1:51 pm
Police and ambulance services are currently attending athree-car accident on the M6 Northbound.

The accident happened at around 11.30am today (12 January) at junction 27 for Standish.

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Traffic was stopped and a lane was later closed to allow emergency services to attend.

A 55-year-old man was transferred to Royal Albert Hospital in Wigan, say ambulance services.

The extent of his injuries is not known.