Crash on M6 causing delays

A busy section of the M6 is seeing long delays after a crash earlier today.

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Broken down horse trailer temporarily shuts M6

The M6 was closed south of Preston earlier this afternoon to allow for a horse to be moved from a broken down trailer to a replacement, police said.

The car stopped on the M6

‘Don’t hog the middle lane’

Police have issued a warning to Lancashire drivers about hogging the middle lane on motorways.

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M61 J9.  Picture: Google

Man seen pushing car down outside lane of M61

A man has been spotted pushing a car in the outside lane of the M61.

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Child car seat regulations  everything you need to know about this years changes

Child car seat regulations – everything you need to know about this year’s changes

The new rules around child car seats are causing widespread confusion among parents and carers – despite the fact that the bit that most people are talking about isn’t really new at all.
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Motorway delays due to ladders on M61

Motorists are being warned of a set of ladders on the M61.

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Roadworks with traffic lights on Eastway, Preston, are causing misery to commuters

Preston’s Eastway roadworks will take longer - due to cold weather

Overnight road closures planned for this weekend in north Preston have been rescheduled due to the anticipated cold weather.

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Road in Buckshaw Village to temporarily close

Road in Buckshaw Village to temporarily close

A road in Buckshaw village will be closed this Saturday for essential works, say Lancashire County Council.

Police were called to the incident at around 6.10am

Man dies after being 'struck by train'

Police were called to a fatality after a man was "struck by a train" in Penwortham.
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A four-vehicle accident is affecting traffic this morning

Delays on M6 after accident at Broughton

Drivers experienced delays after two lanes were blocked on the M6 following a four-vehicle accident.
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More tests were carried out in Lancashire in 2016 than in previous campaigns

More than half of drivers fail roadside drugs tests

More than half or drivers tested for drugs in a December crackdown gave positive samples at the roadside.

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M-way delays after serious multi-vehicle pile-up

M-way delays after serious multi-vehicle pile-up

Drivers were faced with motorway misery in both directions on the M6 near Preston tonight following two serious collisions, one involving several vehicles.

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One person was trapped in their car after a crash on the M6 northbound near Charnock Richard.
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Ice warning after serious crashes on Lancashire’s motorways

Police have issued a warning about icy conditions after several crashes on the county’s motorway network.

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Cycling at Brockholes as part of Helping Nature and Health campaign from the Wildlife Trust

County gets £9m to spend on cycle schemes

​Lancashire folk are being encouraged to cycle and walk to work thanks to cash awards to local authorities in the county.

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M6 delays after multi-vehicle smash

M6 delays after multi-vehicle smash

Two lanes of the M6 have been blocked by a crash involving several vehicles.

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Ryan Masterman's vandalised roadside memorial

Chorley roadside memorial to boy wrecked by vandals

Vandals have trashed a roadside memorial to a tragic teenager who was killed in an accident while riding his bike.

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The M6 at Junction 28 - Leyland

South Ribble police issue M6 warning over killer craze

Leyland has been dubbed a “hotspot” for items dropped from motorway bridges.

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An 11-year-old girl died in the accident

Girl, 11, dies in three-vehicle crash on M61

A child has died following a horror crash involving three vehicles on the M61, say police.
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One lane is currently closed between junction 27 for Standishand 28 for Leyland.

All lanes re-open on Northbound M6 after accident

North West Motorway Police have been called to an incident on the M6 Northbound.
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One person died in the crash on the M61

Passenger killed in horror HGV crash on M61

A passenger has been killed in a motorway crash involving two cars and one HGV, say police.
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