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Barn fire closes the A6 at Barton

Jepps Lane where it closes the A6 Pic: Google Firefighters are tackling a fire at a barn just to the north of Preston. Traffic has been halted on the A6 due to the fire which is just off Jepps […]

17 mins ago
Fishergate bus lane IT glitch leads to wrong demand for higher penalties for drivers

The Fishergate bus lane Pic: Tony Worrall Motorists are being advised to check if they receive a penalty fine for driving in the Fishergate bus lane due to an IT glitch. Lancashire County Council has revealed it […]

14 hours ago
M6 reopens after man fell from bridge near Junction 29

View from the bridge of emergency services Pic: josephseager The M6 was closed between Leyland and Lostock Hall while police deal with an incident. Traffic between junction 27 and 28 reached a standstill after reports someone had ‘come off […]

1 day ago
Driver on M6 at Leyland has lucky escape after lorry tyre smashes into car

What was left of the car windscreen and roof Pic: LancsRoadPolice A driver on the M6 at Leyland was described as ‘the luckiest person in the world right now’. Lancashire Road Police were called out around 2pm on Monday (20 May) […]

2 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement M6 delays from Junction 32 due to ‘overturned vehicle’

Delays on the M6 beyond Junction 32 Pic: Kelly-Marie Carberry An overturned vehicle is causing delays on the M6 just north of Preston. Drivers are reporting delays from Junction 32 onwards. The crash, understood to involve a caravan, has taken […]

6 days ago
Serious crash shuts road in Walton-le-Dale

The junction of Duddle Lane and Severn Drive Pic: Google Police have shut a road in Walton-le-Dale due to a crash. Motorists are being advised to avoid the area after a crash at the junction of Duddle Lane and Severen […]

1 week ago
M55 to see resurfacing work from Broughton to Kirkham

The M55 will see lane closures overnight Pic: Motorway Cameras Drivers who use the M55 late at night or first-thing in the morning are being warned about overnight closures. Highways England are resurfacing the entire stretch between Junction 1 (Broughton) […]

1 week ago
M6 reopened after closure between Tickled Trout and Broughton due to person on bridge

The closure in place on the M6 Pic: LancsRoadPolice The M6 at Preston was shut due to concerns for the welfare of a person on a bridge. Preston Police closed the motorway in both directions between Junction 31 (Tickled […]

2 weeks ago
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