Two lanes reopened on M55 near Preston after overturned vehicle crash

Posted on - 18th June, 2017 - 5:14pm | Author - | Posted in - Broughton, Preston News, Roads, Transport
Heading towards Junction 3 on the M55 where the crash took place Pic: Google
Heading towards Junction 3 on the M55 Pic: Google

Delays of more than 40 minutes are being experienced on the M55 near Preston.


A crash between Junction 1 and Junction 3 on the motorway towards Blackpool is causing significant delays.

Two lanes were shut due to the overturned vehicle on Sunday (18 June). Lancashire Police said all lanes were re-opened shortly after 5.30pm on Sunday.

It’s causing a knock-on effect to the M6 and the Broughton roundabout.

Delays are already building on the M55 eastbound as sun-seekers leave Blackpool.

Read more: Stinger used to catch car on the M55

The motorway is due to be cleared around 6.30pm according to Highways England but significant delays are expected into Sunday evening.

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