Lane re-opened on M6 Southbound after lorry accident

One lane has been closed following the accident on the M6.
One lane has been closed following the accident on the M6.

One lane has re-opened following an earlier closure on the M6 Southbound after an accident involving a lorry and a car, say police.

Emergency services were called to the incident at junction 31 for Preston at around 8.10 this morning.

A police spokesperson said: "A lorry shed its load of bricks which then collided with a car."

A woman in her 40s suffered minor injuries but was not taken to hospital, say ambulance services.