Police reopen Preston's Blackpool Road following a road traffic collision

Breaking news- rush hour road closure ends

Thursday, 28th October 2021, 5:52 pm
Updated Thursday, 28th October 2021, 6:28 pm
Blackpool Road, north of Preston City Centre had been shut by police earlier this evening.

Preston Police have reopened Blackpool Road at Larches, between Broadway and West Park Avenue, after closing it due to a road traffic collision.

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Earlier in the evening, at 5:35 pm, police announced that they had closed the road, and advised motorists to stay clear of the area if possible as traffic was heavy.

Taking to Facebook only five minutes ago, police confirmed that the road has now opened again, although traffic still remains, and they thanked members of the public for their patience.