Blackpool Road at Lea reopens following a road traffic accident

Posted on - 29th July, 2018 - 5:17pm | Author - | Posted in - Lancashire Police, Lea, Preston News

Pic: Google. The junction where Blackpool Road has been shut

Blackpool Road at Lea, in Preston, has been reopened following a road traffic accident.


Preston police initially shut the road going out bound at the junction with Aldfield Avenue.

Read more: Heavily drunk driver crashes car in Lea

Lancashire Road Police warned drivers about the closure via Twitter.

They said:¬†“Blackpool road at lea Preston is currently closed out bound at the junction with Aldfield Avenue due to a road traffic collision. Please avoid the area.”

Police say they have now fully reopened the road. On Twitter, they said: “Blackpool road at lea is now fully open. Thank you to everyone who abided by the road closure. For the ones that didn‚Äôt and drove straight through the scene. Your summons to Court is now in the post.”

For more updates on traffic and travel in Preston, follow the Facebook group here.

Do you live in Lea? Has the road closure affected you? Let us know in the comments below

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