Icy conditions lead to seven-car crash on M6 near Preston

The wreckage of the incident shortly before 7am on Friday Pic: LancsRoadPolice The motorway network near Preston and across Lancashire has been hit by an icy blast. A seven-car crash saw cars go spinning across the M6 shortly before 7am on Friday […]

5 years ago
Watch lorry involved in Preston M6 crash pulled upright

Footage has emerged showing the wreckage of a lorry which overturned on the M6 being righted. The HGV was left on its side after the incident on the northbound M6 […]

5 years ago
M6 reopens near Preston after lorry crash

The overturned lorry on the M6 Pic: Stephen Perry The M6 was shut near Preston due to an overturned lorry. All lanes were closed northbound between Junction 29 (M65) to Junction 30 (where M61 joins). The lorry has overturned just beyond Junction […]

5 years ago
Lorry fire shuts the M6 northbound near Preston

Fire crews deal with the vehicle fire Pic: North West Motorway Police A lorry has caught fire on the M6 northbound near Preston. There are lane closures while firefighters deal with the flames on the northbound carriageway. Emergency services are on the […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police appeal to trace missing Wesley Thomasson after high-speed crash

Wesley Thomasson is missing after a car ended up on its roof just off the M6 Pic: LancsRoadPolice A man who crashed off the motorway after a police chase with speeds of up to 120mph is being sought. Lancashire Police have launched a search for Wesley Thomasson, from […]

5 years ago
M61 two lanes closed near Preston due to ‘serious crash’

M61 snapshot at 2.15pm on Friday - don't go near it! A major motorway heading south from Preston has been closed causing major delays. The M61 southbound between Junction 9 (where it joins the M65) and Junction 8 (Chorley) had two lanes […]

5 years ago
Appeal for witnesses after fatal M6 collision

The M6 is shut both directions near Junction 30 Pic: Google Preston Police are appealing for witnesses after a fatal collision on the M6 yesterday. At around 1.25pm a white Citroen Relay van was driving north close to junction 31 when […]

5 years ago
M6 reopened near Preston after crash as air ambulance called out

The M6 is shut both directions near Junction 30 Pic: Google The air ambulance has been called after a five-car crash on the M6. Emergency services at the scene on the motorway near Preston. The M6 is closed northbound between Junction […]

5 years ago
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