M6 | Cheshire | Both Directions | Earlier Incident | Long Delays

There was an earlier incident involving 3 vehicles on the M6 southbound in Cheshire southbound between J23 (Haydock) and J22 (Winwick) which closed off lanes 1 and 2. 1 car involved had overturned which was towing an animal trailer transporting 2 cows, the animals have now been transferred and the vehicle has been recovered with all lanes now open. Both carriageways were briefly blocked to allow the safe transfer of the animals.

Currently there is approx 7 miles of congestion southbound which is expected to add at least 60 minutes onto usual travel times in the area.
There is also 6 miles of congestion northbound which is expected to add approx 45 minutes to usual travel times. 

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Last updated on: 15/08/2019 18:07