'Serious' road collision in Freckleton sparks delays

Traffic problems were reported this afternoon after a road collision in Freckleton.

Tuesday, 9th October 2018, 4:38 pm
Updated Thursday, 11th October 2018, 10:26 am
Preston New Road, Freckleton

Emergency services were called to a "serious" road traffic collision near the junction of Lower Lane and Preston New Road.

Congestion was building up in the area at 4.30pm.

Roads to and from Preston were becoming extremely busy.

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Preston police tweeted: "We are currently at the scene of a serious road traffic collision near the junction of Lower Lane and Preston New Road in Freckleton.

"Road closures are in place and people are advised to avoid the area.

"Please note traffic is affected towards the Riversway area of Preston."

Lower Lane was closed from A584 Preston New Road to Strike Lane.

Police have said the northbound carriageway has now re-opened.

No further details have yet been released.