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Lorry driver airlifted to hospital and ‘stable’ after M6 crash with Junction 27 southbound ‘up and over’ closure still in place

One of the cars came to rest under the wheels of the lorry Pic: Ady Taylor Pictures show the aftermath of recovery work on the M6 after a major crash has shut the motorway. Three cars and a lorry were involved in the smash on the […]

8 months ago
Police warn motorists as snow showers lead to numerous crashes and M6 shut southbound at Junction 27

One of the crashes attended by police in Lancashire Pic: LancsRoadPolice Police are warning motorists of dangerous driving conditions if undertaking essential journeys this weekend. The M6 to the south of Preston has been shut in both directions after a lorry […]

8 months ago
Three lanes of M6 at Junction 31 reopen after crash

Vehicles being attended to on the M6 at Junction 31 Pic: Highways England Emergency services had closed three lanes of the M6 southbound at Preston. A crash between Junction 31A (Red Scar/Bluebell Way) and Junction 31 (Tickled Trout) saw traffic officers and police […]

9 months ago
M6 and M61 reopen at Preston after icy conditions cause hours of delays

Tyre tracks show where drivers skidded off the motorway Pic: Preston Fire Station Emergency services have reopened the M6 and the M61 after snow and ice saw a string of crashes. From 3.30pm on Sunday (27 December) motorists were left stranded after hail […]

9 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement M6 turned into an ice rink by snow showers where M61 junction joins

Cars crashed onto the hard shoulder as the icy conditions proved too difficult Snowstorms have left the M6 like an ice rink near Preston. A multi-car crash has taken place where the M61 meets the M6 northbound. Two lanes on the M6 are […]

9 months ago
Two lanes shut on M6 northbound after crash near Junction 31

Traffic queuing on the M6 on Sunday (27 December) Pic: Motorway Cameras Two lanes of the M6 have been shut northbound due to a crash. A number of vehicles are understood to have been involved in the crash between Junction 31 (Tickled […]

9 months ago
Fallen tree on A59 causes junction closure on M6 southbound at Junction 31

Due to an ongoing incident there is a road closure in place from the M6 Junction 31 slip road to Cuerdale Lane, Samlesbury. The A59 eastbound for Blackburn and Clitheroe […]

9 months ago
Drunk driver who did a u-turn on the M6 at Charnock Richard is jailed

Moses Khombe, jailed drunk driver. Pic: Lancashire police A drunk driver who crashed into another car while trying to do a U-turn on the M6 has been jailed. Moses Khombe, 41, of Lake View, Dunstable, appeared at Preston […]

10 months ago
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