There are serious delays in the area and traffic jams of up to five miles, police say, after the truck collided with a car.
Highways England said: « As a result of the collision on the M6, northbound J31-J31a near Preston there are delays of almost 1 hour with more than 8 km of congestion – now back to the M65. There are also delays on the M61 going north, back to J9. «
A spokesman of the Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service said, « Three Preston and Fulwood fire engines and the Bamber Bridge search and rescue team were called in a road collision on the M6 northbound near Junction 32.
» Firefighters used cutting equipment, to get one person out of a vehicle while another person has been released from their vehicle by a member of the public. «
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