M55 motorway slip road lane closed due to 'stranded vehicle'

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A slip road lane on the M55 has been closed due to a stranded vehicle.

The AA has reported "heavy traffic" on the motorway and congestion around the eastbound exit at junction three for Kirkham.

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They add that "lane one (of two) is closed".

The incident was first reported at around 3.20pm.

Highways England have said that traffic officers are on scene "assisting [the] driver" with a "vehicle stranded in lane one".

Traffic England report that normal traffic conditions are expected between 4.15pm and 4.30pm.