Delays warning after anti-fracking protesters board tanker

Police are warning drivers in the area to expect delays after the tanker was stopped on the Kirkham bound carriageway.

A contraflow has been put in place on Preston New Road after protesters climbed onto a tanker at the fracking site, say police.

Police are warning drivers in the area to expect delays after the tanker was stopped on the Kirkham bound carriageway.

A police spokesman said: "Please be aware of a contraflow in place at the entrance to the fracking site.

"A tanker is stopped and blocking the carriageway due to campaigners having climbed onto it and a number of campaigners being stood in front of it.

"Please be aware of possible delays."

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