M6 delays after police incident closes two lanes in Preston

A police incident on the M6 in Preston led to the closure of two lanes this morning (Thursday, September 30).

Thursday, 30th September 2021, 7:47 am
Updated Thursday, 30th September 2021, 10:24 am
A police incident on the M6 in Preston has led to the closure of two lanes this morning (Thursday, September 30)

Two lanes were closed on the southbound exit slip road at junction 31 (A59 Preston New Road, Samlesbury), causing delays for those leaving the motorway.

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Lancashire Police said the incident was a "damage-only collision" between two vans and no one has been injured.

National Highways say the lane closures were lifted by 9am.

Lanes were closed on the M6 exit slip road at junction 31 (A59 Preston New Road, Samlesbury) in Preston this morning, causing delays for those leaving the motorway