M6 traffic latest: Seven-mile queues after THREE lorries collide – huge rush hour delays


Lanes one and two of four are currently closed on the M6 southbound between J19 and J18 near Northwich and Knutsford as a result of the incident. Emergency services are on the scene and accident recovery work is currently taking place. National Highways North-West said there were around 7 miles of congestion, with drivers being warned to expect delays of up to an hour.

According to North West Motorway Police, no injuries have been reported.

Providing an update at 9am, National Highways North-West tweeted: “#Cheshire lanes 1 & 2 (of 4) currently remain closed on the #M6 southbound between J19 & J18 due to the ongoing recovery operation following the earlier collision.

“There is currently approx. 7 miles of congestion on approach adding at least 60 minutes to journey times.”

North West Motorway Police said: “We currently have lanes 1 and 2 blocked by an RTC M6 southbound Jnc 19 Knutsford to J18 Holmes Chapel.

“Emergency Services are at the scene.

“We hope to have recovery en-route shortly.

“No Serious Injury.

“Traffic is passing the scene, but expect some delays.”



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