M6 and M55 delays after rush hour crash in Preston

A crash involving a van and two cars is causing delays between the M55 and M6 in Preston this morning (Tuesday, October 12).

Tuesday, 12th October 2021, 8:28 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th October 2021, 8:34 am

Police and ambulances are at the scene near Broughton Interchange where lane 3 has been closed, leading to heavy traffic in the area.

The lane closure is currently in force between M55 eastbound junction 1 (Preston, A6) and southbound M6 junction 32 (Broughton Interchange).

The crash reportedly involved a van and two cars just past the Broughton junction and is leading to delays for Preston-bound traffic on the M55 back to junction 3 (Wesham Interchange).

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National Highways say long queues are building but normal traffic conditions are expected to resume by 9am.

Lancashire Police and North West Ambulance Service has been approached for further details.

A crash involving a van and two cars is causing delays between the M55 and M6 in Preston this morning (Tuesday, October 12)