UPDATE: Traffic lights still out at major Preston junction

Chaos at the traffic lights at the junction of Blackpool Road and Garstang Road which are currently not working
Chaos at the traffic lights at the junction of Blackpool Road and Garstang Road which are currently not working
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Traffic lights at a major junction in Preston are still out this morning.

And drivers are still reporting road chaos after a set of traffic lights stopped working on a major route through Preston.

The lights at the junction of Blackpool Road and Garstang Road have been out since before 8am yesterday morning.

Electricity North West said a fault to an underground cable has affected 33 properties and the traffic lights at the junction of Blackpool Road and the A6.

A spokesman said that power was restored to the lights yesterday although another fault appears to have occurred.

Engineers are making their way to the scene to assess the situation.