Arrest following crash on motorway

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A driver was arrested following a crash onthe M55.

Emergency services were called to the M55 motorway between junctions four and three on the eastbound carriageway, at about 8.50pm on Friday.

A car had crashed into the embankment near Marton Circle and police, fire crews from Blackpool and South Shore, paramedics and accident investigators were at the scene following the crash.

The police helicopter was also called, and a section of the eastbound carriageway was closed between the two junctions for investigations to be carried out, with diversions put in place.

Motorway police said there were no serious injuries, but said the driver was arrested for providing a positive breath test.