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Man ran across all lanes of the M6 during police chase

Posted on - 31st May, 2019 - 3:04pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Preston News, Ribbleton, Roads, Transport
Queues near the Tickled Trout on Friday on the M6 Pic: Joanne Claire
Queues near the Tickled Trout on Friday on the M6 Pic: Joanne Claire

A police chase involving dog units and the forces helicopter brought the M6 to a standstill near Preston.

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A stolen vehicle was seen on the M6 northbound between Junction 29 and 31.

One person fled the vehicle and ran across eight lanes of the motorway – northbound and southbound – bringing it to a halt.

Police said one person has been arrested in connection with a stolen vehicle from Lancaster.

Read more: Driver on the M6 has lucky escape after tyre smashes through windscreen

The motorway reopened shortly before 3pm on Friday (31 May) but delays remain northbound.

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