Man hurt and motorway partially closed after 'serious' early morning crash

A man was injured after his car crashed into a barrier on the M6.

Saturday, 26th May 2018, 8:49 am
Updated Saturday, 26th May 2018, 8:58 am

Fire crews from Lancaster, Preston and Fulwood were called to the northbound carriageway of the motorway between junction 32, Broughton, and 33, Lancaster South, just after 3am today.

A car had crashed and was blocking the third lane. Lancashire road police described the incident as 'serious'.

The male driver was taken to hospital. A police helicopter was called to search the area for any other casualties.

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All lanes travelling northbound were closed while emergency services attended, a spokesman for Lancaster fire station said.

A Lancashire police spokesman said at the time that the closure was 'likely to be in place for a few hours'.