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Driver sustains minor injuries after losing control on M61

Posted on - 8th May, 2018 - 9:27pm | Author - | Posted in - Penwortham, Preston News, Roads, Transport
The car awaiting recovery on the M61 slip road at Junction 9 Pic: LancsRoadPolice
The car awaiting recovery on the M61 slip road at Junction 9 Pic: LancsRoadPolice

Police are warning motorists to slow down on the motorways near Preston.

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It comes after a number of crashes on the M61 northbound and southbound during Tuesday (8 May) evening.

Sudden bursts of rain have made for a change in driving conditions on the motorway.

Minor injuries were sustained to the driver of a black Toyota near junction 9 where the motorway joins the M65 and M6 northbound.

Read more: Car and caravan overturn on the M6

Lancashire Road Police said the driver lost control and the car collided with the stone embankment.

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