Broughton crossroads closed due to crash

Posted on - 16th November, 2017 - 10:17pm | Author - | Posted in - Broughton, Preston News, Roads, Transport
Emergency services on the scene in Broughton
Emergency services on the scene in Broughton

The reworked Broughton crossroads has seen another crash.


Two cars have collided where Whittingham Lane crosses the A6.

Traffic lights were recently removed from the junction and the priority of the crossroads changed.

Emergency services are on the scene but it is not thought anyone is seriously hurt.

Two cars involved in the crash
Two cars involved in the crash

The crash took place shortly before 10pm on Thursday (16 November).

One Broughton resident said it was the fifth crash in the last week.

Lancashire County Council made the changes following the opening of the Broughton bypass.

Read more: Here’s why you should never be in the new Broughton roundabout bus lane

Traffic heading east-west in Whittingham Lane now has the priority over traffic on the old A6 – which still remains closed southbound and northbound at the police station.

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