Crash blocks Blackpool Road at Lea Gate

Posted on - 28th November, 2018 - 6:28pm | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Lea, Preston News, Roads, Transport
Traffic is queuing along the A583
Traffic is queuing along the A583

Long delays are forming on Blackpool Road heading out of Preston.


Preston Police are on the scene on the A583.

Traffic is queuing back towards the city into Riversway and the Docks and into Lea and Ashton.

Inspector Nigel Barraclough confirmed to Blog Preston there were four vehicles involved in the crash.

He said: “At this stage it doesn’t look as though there’s anyone seriously injured but we are monitoring the situation.”

Police are advising motorists to use alternative routes where possible.

The ambulance service is on the scene and police are awaiting recovery vehicles to take the four vehicles away.

The crash, which took place around 5.30pm, is near the Lea Gate pub and JET garage, heading westbound from the city.

One lane is likely to remain closed for some time during Wednesday (28 November).

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