Crash closes New Hall Lane and London Road junction in Preston

A rush hour crash has led to the closure of New Hall Lane at the junction with London Road in Preston this morning (Monday, July 12).

Monday, 12th July 2021, 9:27 am
Updated Monday, 12th July 2021, 9:30 am

Police closed the busy junction after the multi-vehicle crash outside Lidl at around 8.25am.

Motorists were initially advised to avoid the area and seek alternative routes, but the road is expected to reopen shortly.

A police spokesman said: "There is currently a road closure in place in New Hall Lane, Preston at the junction with London Road due to a road traffic collision.

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New Hall Lane in Preston has been closed at the junction with London Road due to a crash this morning (Monday, July 12). Pic: Google

"Please avoid the area and take other routes where possible. Thank you for your assistance."

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