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M61 northbound delays at Preston due to car fire

Smoke was seen billowing from the cars at Junction 9 of the M61 Pic: Highways England The damage to cars on the M61 northbound Pic: Highways England Preston’s motorway network ground to a halt again following a car fire on the M61 northbound. Walton Summit was […]

6 years ago
Car fire causes long delays on the M61

The fire on the M61 near Rivington Services Pic: Alex Nicole-Bibby The fire on the M61 near Rivington Services Pic: Alex Nicole-Bibby Police closed the M61 heading towards Preston during Monday evening’s rush hour. Long delays stretched back from Junction 6 […]

6 years ago
Driver sustains minor injuries after losing control on M61

The car awaiting recovery on the M61 slip road at Junction 9 Pic: LancsRoadPolice The car awaiting recovery on the M61 slip road at Junction 9 Pic: LancsRoadPolice Police are warning motorists to slow down on the motorways near Preston. It comes after a […]

6 years ago
M61 reopens south of Preston following crash

M61 southbound Pic: Google M61 southbound Pic: Google Police closed the M61 to the south of Preston due to a crash. All lanes were shut southbound between Junction 9 (joining from the M6) and […]

6 years ago
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Icy conditions lead to M6 disruption near Preston

Scene on the M6 around 7am as emergency services worked to clear the crash Pic: Highways England Scene on the M6 around 7am as emergency services worked to clear the crash Pic: Highways England Delays remain on the motorway network around Preston following an icy start to […]

6 years ago
M61 reopens after ‘catastrophic’ crash involving six vehicles

One of the vehicles in the aftermath of the crash Pic: LancsRoadPolice One of the vehicles in the aftermath of the crash Pic: LancsRoadPolice A number of motorists were treated for minor injuries after a crash to the south of Preston. The […]

6 years ago
Car and highway maintenance van involved in M61 crash

What remained of the car involved in the crash near Junction 8 of the M61 Pic: NW Motorway Police What remained of the car involved in the crash near Junction 8 of the M61 Pic: Lancs Road Police Anyone heading from Preston towards Manchester and Chorley saw major delays […]

6 years ago
Rare Catholic treasure found near M61 could go on display in the Harris

The silver treasure was found near Preston The silver treasure was found near Preston A rare Catholic artefact dating back to the 1600s could go on display in the Harris. Prestonians are being urged to help support […]

7 years ago
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