A56 re-opens after earlier closure

Drivers are still facing delays but traffic is easing following a road closure in the Edenfield area.

Wednesday, 25th January 2017, 6:53 am
Updated Wednesday, 25th January 2017, 7:47 am
Lancashire Road Police have asked people to avoid the area

The A56 at the A681 junction was closed for around two hours after a car overturned, say police.

Lancashire Road Police advised people to avoid the area if possible.

The accident happened at around 5.30am this morning.

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Diversions are in place

It is not known if anybody was injured.

Diversions are in place