Motorway jams after crash and a broken down vehicle

Flooding on M6
Flooding on M6

Queues are backing up on the M6 and M55 motorways around Preston after two incidents.

An accident on Brockholes Brow between a HGV and a Kia Picanto is affecting traffic on the M6 Northbound between junction 31 at Samlesbury and junction 32.

A lane heading into Preston was closed by police when a call was made for help at 8.40am. Nobody is believed to be injured.

To add to the problems, a lane is closed on the M55 eastbound slip road due to broken down vehicle.