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Police close Blackpool Road in both directions after crash

Posted on - 2nd December, 2017 - 6:41pm | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Larches, Lea, Preston News, Roads, Transport
Scene of collision near Lea Gate Pic: Chris Pitcher
Scene of collision near Lea Gate Pic: Chris Pitcher

A major road in and out of Preston has been shut due to a serious collision.

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Lancashire Police have closed Blackpool Road near Lea Gate.

Pictures sent to Blog Preston show the road is closed in both directions by emergency services.

A traffic crossing is shown as damaged in one of the pictures.

One eyewitness said a fire engine, ambulance and several police cars were in attendance.

Two vehicles are understood to be involved – with one in a field and another on the wrong side of the road.

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The incident is thought to have happened around 5.45pm on Saturday (2 December).

The road is expected to be closed until around 8pm.

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