A crash is causing significant delays on the M6 northbound near Preston.
Motorists are being caught in long delays due to the accident at Junction 31 fpr Samlesbury.
Travel time is an estimated 50 minutes after the incident which left a car stranded in lane four.
Congestion is backing up to Charnock Richard Services as well as on the M61 to Junction 8 at Chorley.
Traffic officers have attended the scene and temporarily held traffic for around ten minutes.
The stranded car has now been moved from the carriageway and all lanes are reopen however motorists are being warned that journey times will be significantly affected.
It is not yet clear how many vehicles are involved in the crash.
No injuries have been reported at this time.
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