M6 traffic held and lane closure in place after rush hour crash in Preston

A rush hour crash on the M6 in Preston led to a lane closure on the motorway this morning (Friday, February 18).

By Matthew Calderbank
Friday, 18th February 2022, 9:13 am
Updated Friday, 18th February 2022, 9:45 am

The northbound crash happened near junction 32 (Blackpool, Fleetwood M55, Preston North, A6) at around 8.45am.

All traffic was temporarily held due to recovery work after a car struck the central reservation.

All lanes are now open.

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The northbound crash happened near junction 32 (Blackpool, Fleetwood M55, Preston North, A6) at around 8.45am. All traffic was temporarily held due to recovery work after a car struck the central reservation

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It is not know whether anyone has been injured at this stage.

Lancashire Police and North West Ambulance Service have been approached for details.

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