Traffic was brought to a standstill by snow on the M6 motorway
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Snow closes the M6 motorway near Wigan

Hundreds of drivers were stranded by a snowstorm on the M6 motorway overnight between Wigan and Chorley.

Motorists were stuck for up to eight hours on the motorway which was blocked in both directions between junctions 25-27.

  • 26 Jan 2013
  • From the section England