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M6 Preston congestion building as overturned car is cleared

Queues starting to build on the M6 at Junction 31A southbound Pic: Highways England/Traffic England Delays are building on the M6 southbound throughout Sunday (2 June) afternoon. Holidaymakers heading back from Blackpool and the Lake District are being caught in congestion. The M6 southbound, between […]

2 weeks ago
90 minute delays on M6 at Preston after major crash

Queues from the M55 trying to join the M6 southbound Pic: Traffic England Motorists on the M6 near Preston are being warned of severe delays. A crash involving a number of vehicles took place shortly after 4pm on Sunday (19 May). National Highways […]

4 weeks ago
Preston’s first motorway service station could be bigger than first planned

The site of the planned M55 service station A proposed new motorway service area on the M55 near Preston could be 40 percent larger than first planned. It emerged last year that a site alongside junction 2 of […]

2 months ago
Driver tracked down by police dogs after smashing through roundabout and fleeing

The crash on Blackpool Road A driver crashed his car and fled the scene only to be tracked down and arrested by police. The driver ‘didn’t see’ the roundabout on Edith Rigby Way near the […]

3 months ago
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Man rushed to hospital after serious crash in Fulwood

Police at the scene of the crash in Fulwood A man has been taken to hospital after a crash in Fulwood, police have confirmed. Police were called to the scene of a crash on Garstang Road at around 8.40am […]

4 months ago
Drink-driver went wrong direction down motorway with four unrestrained kids in car

Blue light from a police car Pic: South Ribble Police A man was found driving the wrong way down a motorway carriageway while significantly over-the-limit with four unrestrained children in the car. The man, 39, from Preston, gave a reading […]

5 months ago
Storm Debi sees National Highways issue severe weather alert for M6, M55 and M61

An overhead view of Junction 31 of the M6 Pic: fragglehunter A rare weather alert has been issued for the motorway network in the North West of England including Preston. Storm Debi is expected to sweep in from the early hours […]

7 months ago
Plans unveiled for Preston’s first service station on M55

Aerial view of the M55 service station plan Plans are in the pipeline to build a motorway service station on the outskirts of Preston. The facility has been proposed for a site just off the new junction 2 […]

8 months ago
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