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Road re-opened and driver arrested after vehicle overturned causing M6 tailbacks

A driver has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after their vehicle overturned this morning. Traffic was stopped on the M6 between Junctions 29 and 30 northbound following the […]

2 weeks ago
Lorry fire shut the M55 and M6 at Preston during Saturday evening

The lorry could be seen burning on the hard shoulder of the motorway Pic: Highways England A lorry driver escaped from their burning vehicle during Saturday evening. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service sent four crews to deal with a lorry on fire on the M6. The […]

2 months ago
Osprey which had begun living at Brockholes Nature Reserve has died

The osprey in flight at Brockholes Pic: Steven Taylor An osprey which had taken up home at the Brockholes Nature Reserve has died. Highways England have confirmed they recovered the body of the bird of prey has been recovered […]

2 months ago
Police say M6 and Lancashire roads becoming busier as Good Friday lockdown continues

The M6 during the morning of Good Friday Pic:LancsRoadPolice Police have thanked Preston for mainly following the government’s instructions to stay at home. The M6 during Good Friday morning was far from the usual sight of caravans and families […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement M6 near Preston due to be closed next weekend

Nans Nook footbridge The M6 near Preston is due to be closed next weekend. The highway is expected to be fully closed between junctions 32 and 33 in both directions from 8pm on […]

6 months ago
Driver who killed married couple in M6 collision jailed

An uninsured driver who caused the death of a married couple in a motorway crash has been jailed. James Nichol, 23, of Wesley Street, Ossett, Wakefield, was sentenced to eight […]

7 months ago
Appeal after man died in M6 collision

A man died in a collision on the M6 between juntions 32 and 33 last night. Police are appealing for witnesses following the fatal collision which happened near Garstang, shortly […]

8 months ago
‘Substantial disruption’ as overturned lorry blocks three lanes of M6 north of Preston

M6 traffic Pic: Anthony Roberts Emergency services are dealing with a serious collision on the M6 between Junctions 32 and 33. Police were called at around 2.45pm today following reports a heavy goods vehicle had […]

9 months ago
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