Motorists urged to avoid area after crash closes A49 Preston Road in Chorley

A major road in Chorley was closed by police following a road traffic collision.

By Sean Gleaves
Tuesday, 1st March 2022, 5:53 pm

Police closed Preston Road at the junction with Spendmore Lane at approximately 4.10pm on Tuesday (March 1).

The collision reportedly involved a car and a motorbike.

"Please avoid the area at this time, to assist emergency vehicles in attendance,” a spokesman for Lancashire Police said.

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Traffic was building in the area following the crash.

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service and North West Ambulance Service have been approached for comment.

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A major road in Chorley was closed by police following a road traffic collision. (Credit: Google)

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