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M6 and M55 re-open after concern for welfare at Broughton interchange

Posted on - 21st June, 2024 - 9:06am | Author - | Posted in - Broughton, Fulwood, Preston News, Roads, Transport
Traffic moving at the Broughton interchange Pic: Traffic England

Motorists have been caught in delays at a key Preston motorway junction after police were called.

The Broughton interchange where the M6 and M55 meet was closed shortly after 7.10am on Friday (21 June).

Motorists reported a pedestrian in the carriageway close to Junction 32 of the M6 northbound and Junction 1 of the M55 eastbound.

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Preston Police have confirmed they were called to a concern for welfare.

The motorway was shut until shortly before 8.30am when it fully reopened and delays have cleared.

Blog Preston understands no one was hurt in the incident.

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