Lorry crash sees M6 closed in Cheshire
The collision happened between J17 and J16 southbound.Author: Kellie MaddoxPublished 6 hours ago
Part of the M6 in Cheshire is closed this morning (6 December) after a lorry collided with a gantry.
It happened in the early hours on the southbound carriage between junction 17 at Sandbach and junction 16.
Pictures shared on social media by North West Motorway Police show debris strewn across the carriageway, including boxes of vegetables.
In a post on X, formerly Twitter, police said : "The closure on the #M6 between J17 - J16 is likely to be in place for the rest of the morning to allow for recovery, clean up & structural engineers to assess the damage to the bridge."
It's is not yet clear whether anyone was injured in the collision.
Drivers are being urged to find an alternative route as the clean up operation continues.
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