Seven miles of congestion following multi-vehicle collision on M6 near Lymm


SEVEN miles of congestion and 60-minute delays were reported on the M6 near Lymm following a multi-vehicle collision – the second incident on the local motorway network today.

The long delays were on the M6 southbound between J20a (Lymm) and J19 (Tabley Interchange) due to the multi-vehicle collision. Lanes 2 and 3 are currently closed for recovery and clean-up.

Emergency services and traffic officers attended at the scene.

At one point there were 7 miles of congestion on approach to these lane closures causing 60-minute delays above normal travel time.

All lanes have since re-opened.

Further information is available from National Highways by visiting the website and travel apps, or via the regional twitter feed. The 24/7 contact centre team is also available to provide up to the minute information on 0300 123 5000.

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