A driver had a 'very lucky' escape after their car landed upside down following a crash on the M6.

A Mini landed on its roof on the southbound carriageway at Junction 34 near Lancaster today (June 20) shortly after 2pm.

Police say the car lost control and clipped a HGV before spinning over several times and landing on its roof.

It is believed the driver suffered minor injuries and officers are describing the motorist as 'very lucky'.

Traffic was halted as emergency services attended

Lancs Road Police also praised the wok of all agencies involved as North West Ambulance Service and Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service also attended the scene.

A spokesperson for Lancs Road Police said: "M6 south of Junction 34. Two vehicle collision earlier.

"Mini lost control and clipped a HGV before spinning over several times and coming to rest on roof.

"Driver very very very lucky!!

"Hopefully minor injuries. Good work by all agencies. Thank you."

The Mini landed on its roof

Traffic was halted temporarily whilst the emergency services dealt with the crash.

The M6 reopened around 3pm.