Police issue warning after driver caught going the wrong way on M6

Posted on - 29th March, 2018 - 10:38am | Author - | Posted in - Lancashire Police, Preston News, Roads
The M6 near Lancaster this morning (March 29)

Lancashire Police issued a warning after a driver ended up going in the wrong direction on the M6.


The driver was travelling on the M6 southbound between Lancaster (J34) and Preston (J32) this morning (March 29).

However, despite warning messages and speed limit restrictions for drivers heading in the correct direction on the northbound carriageway, a number of drivers continued as normal.

A statement from Lancashire Road Police said: “Vehicle driving the wrong way on the M6 from Lancaster to Preston.

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“Despite warning messages of an oncoming vehicle and speed limit restrictions vehicles ignored this and continued as normal.

“These messages are not displayed without good reason.”

The incident was first reported by Lancashire Road Police at around 10.15am.

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