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Police reopen Riversway after woman found with ‘serious injuries’

Posted on - 26th January, 2018 - 4:43pm | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Lea, Preston News, Riversway, Roads, Transport
The slip road from Blackpool Road heads to Riversway Pic: Google
The slip road from Blackpool Road heads to Riversway Pic: Google

A woman has been found with ‘serious injuries’ on a busy Preston road.

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Preston Police  shut the slip road from Blackpool Road into Riversway shortly before 4pm.

They are warning of serious congestion in the area and Preston Docks as a result.

Police say they were called around 3.45pm on Friday (26 January).

A spokeswoman for the North West Ambulance Service said a lady in her 30s has been treated for wrist and facial injuries after falling from height.

The woman has been taken to Royal Preston Hospital.

Read more: Car recovered from railings after Walton-le-Dale crash

Police reopened the slip road around 5pm.

The slip road from Riversway to Blackpool Road, in the opposite direction, remained open. As is Blackpool Road heading towards Ashton-on-Ribble.

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