Vehicles fire on M61 in Lancashire
Written by Kirsty Smith on August 1, 2018
The link between the M61 and the M6 near Preston is currently closed with two cars catching fire after a collision. Both drivers are safe.
Traffic officers are on scene and working with emergency services, but expect delays and perhaps plan an alternative route..
All traffic is being held from Junction 9 M65 and onto the M6.
Traffic caught up in the closure is being released past the scene in lane 1.#M61 northbound remains closed between J9 and #M6 J30. @LancashireFire remain on scene following the RTC and vehicle fire.Recovery has been arranged and en-route.Please allow extra time for your journey. pic.twitter.com/hEcbmhovJ8
— Highways England (@HighwaysNWEST) August 1, 2018