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Driver in hospital after car crashes off the M6 near Preston

Posted on - 14th January, 2017 - 10:54pm | Author - | Posted in - Broughton, Fulwood, Preston News, Transport
Heading south on the M6 near junction 32 Pic: Google

Heading south on the M6 near junction 32 Pic: Google

A driver is in hospital after a crash on the M6 near Preston.

The car left the motorway on the southbound side near Junction 32 and went down an embankment and into a field.

The crash trapped the driver and four fire crews from Lancashire Fire and Rescue went to cut the driver free.

The incident at 2.56pm on Saturday (14 January) saw crews from Fulwood, Lancaster and Garstang respond.

Read more: Lorry driver dies in M6 crash near Preston

One lane was closed on the motorway while they worked to free the driver.

The casualty was taken to Royal Preston Hospital by air ambulance.

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