M6 reopens after emergency services swarm motorway

The M6 has reopened near Kirkby Lonsdale after a police incident. The carriageway was closed near junction 36.

The nature of the incident has not been confirmed. But the northbound carriageway has reopened after over two hours.

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The incident was first reported at 3.50pm.

Traffic monitoring website, INRIX, said: “All traffic being temporarily held due to police incident on M6 Northbound at J36 A590 (Kirkby Lonsdale). Traffic is coping well.”

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Lancs Live – Cumbria