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Man in hospital as M6 reopens at Junction 32 northbound

Posted on - 26th May, 2018 - 8:20am | Author - | Posted in - Broughton, Fulwood, Preston News, Roads, Transport
Police have closed the entry to the M6 at Junction 32 Pic: Google
Police closed the entry to the M6 at Junction 32 while the incident was dealt with Pic: Google

Long delays are already building on the M6 after a serious early morning crash.

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Emergency services were called to the motorway between Junction 32 (Broughton) and Junction 33 (Lancaster South).

Update: Police launch witness appeal after M6 crash which closed motorway for five hours

A car crashed into the central reservation around 3.30am on Saturday (26 May).

The driver, a man, has been taken to Royal Preston Hospital with serious injuries.

Lancashire Police reopened all lanes of the M6 northbound shortly before 8.30am

Trapped traffic was turned around on the motorway by police and sent back to the Broughton junction.

Read more: Drivers filmed going the wrong way up Broughton bus lane

Highways England are reporting delays are possible until lunchtime on Saturday.

Delays are already building as holidaymakers head for Blackpool and the Lake District.

The A6 up through Garstang is expected to be very busy and the M6 heading towards Preston is already showing heavy traffic.

You can keep up with the latest in our Preston traffic and travel group on Facebook

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