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Woman rushed to hospital after three-vehicle M65 crash

Posted on - 14th March, 2024 - 8:46am | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lancashire Police, Preston News, Roads, Transport
M65 closure with a police car seen on traffic cameras Pic: Highways England
M65 closure with a police car seen on traffic cameras Pic: Highways England

A woman was rushed to hospital with serious injuries after a three-vehicle collision on the M65.

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Police were called after 7pm last night (March 13) to reports of a collision between the three vehicles on the eastbound carriageway between junction 2 and 3.

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A Peugeot 208 reportedly attempted to overtake a HGV before losing control and colliding with the barrier, before then colliding with other vehicles.

Read more: Longridge junction on Cumeragh Lane shut due to a crash

One woman was rushed to hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the Peugeot, a man in his 40s, and his child passenger suffered less serious injuries. Occupants in other vehicles were uninjured.

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Sgt Phil Baxendale, of the Specialist Operations Road Policing Unit, said: “This collision has left a woman with some serious injuries, I would appeal for any witnesses who have not yet spoken to police or anyone with dashcam footage, to come forward and speak to police.”

Anyone with information should call 101 quoting log 1217 of March 13 or email SCIU@lancashire.police.uk

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