Road closed in centre of Preston following police incident

Major roads in the centre of Preston were closed following an incident on Friday evening.

Friday, 30th September 2016, 8:50 pm
Updated Tuesday, 4th October 2016, 1:55 pm

Police closed Marsh Lane outbound from Bow Lane, as well as Ringway and Corporation Street, in the westbound direction towards Penwortham.

Officers tweeted to say the road closure followed a road traffic collision, with passers-by reporting police and paramedics on the scene.

The roads were also closed to pedestrians and cyclists, but were reopened shortly before 9pm.

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A police spokesman said the roads had been closed “as a precaution”, and said it appeared a woman had fallen in the road.

The spokesman said she had been taken to hospital, but said paramedics had reported “no major injuries”.