M55 closed this morning after accident

M55 close to the Kirkham turn off
M55 close to the Kirkham turn off
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POLICE closed a section of the M55 motorway after a car ploughed into a deer this morning.

The Peugeot 206 was on the exit slip road at the Kirkham A585 exit when it hit the animal at around 5.40am.

A vet and police were called to the scene, with one lane of the slip road closed to allow the deer to be removed.

The car’s female driver was uninjured.

The road reopened at 7.20am.