Preston woman hurt when car overturned on the M65

Posted on - 16th September, 2016 - 4:51pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston News, Roads, Transport
The M65 approaching Junction 5 at Guide Pic: Google

The M65 approaching Junction 5 at Guide Pic: Google

A Preston woman has been treated for whiplash after a collision on the M65.


Lancashire Police are appealing for witnesses after a Vauxhall Corsa overturned near Blackburn.

The driver, a 35-year-old woman from Preston, was taken to Royal Blackburn Hospital with injuries.

Police say the incident around 2.10pm on Monday (12 September) at junction 5 saw the driver of the Corsa lose control and the car overturn.

Police say a white BMW1 series car was being driven near the Corsa just before the incident.

PC Mike Smith 2821 from the Road Policing Unit said: “We are investigating how this collision came to occur and think that the BMW driver could assist us with our enquiries.

“We need this person to come forward and speak to us at their earliest opportunity. If you think this was you, please get in touch.”

Anyone with information can contact Lancashire Police on 101 quoting 776 of September 12th..

Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at

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