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).

By Matthew Calderbank
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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