Road traffic collision partially blocks Penwortham Flyover resulting in heavy traffic

A major road between Preston and Penwortham was closed by police following a crash.
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The outbound side of the A59 Penwortham Flyover was closed between Fishergate and Slade Street following a crash at approximately 5.40pm on Thursday (November 3).

Lancashire Police said this was due to a road traffic collision – which reportedly involved a motorcyclist.

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“It is unclear at this time how long the road will be closed for,” a spokesman for the force added.

“Please make alternative routes for travelling during this time.”

Eyewitnesses reported a large police presence in the area following the crash.