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 […]

8 years ago
Police officer hurt and M61 closed after serious crash

The scene on the M61 southbound Pic: HennaSheth Anyone heading southbound on the M61 is being warned of long delays after a crash involving a police car. A police officer has been hurt after a high speed chase […]

8 years ago
Woman injured after Preston motorway crash as police seek lorry driver

A lorry driver is being sought after failing to stop following a crash on the M61. Lancashire Police say the collision between a blue Fiat Punto and the lorry left […]

8 years ago
Walton Summit crash: M61 northbound reopened where it meets M6

A motorway junction near Preston was closed due to a serious collision involving a motorcyclist. Emergency services have been called to Walton Summit where the M61 meets the M6. North […]

8 years ago
Pregnant woman shaken after M61 collision near Preston

Damage to the car and couple Jennifer and Paul were left shaken by the incident A pregnant woman was left shaken after her car was clipped on a busy motorway near Preston, forcing her into the central reservation. The incident during the Friday rush hour […]

8 years ago
M65 eastbound Junction 1: Three lorries involved in accident

Three lorries have been involved in a crash on the M65 eastbound. The motorway was closed eastbound from around 8am on Friday after the incident between Junction 1, M6 and […]

10 years ago
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