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Road closed and driver arrested after crash in Kirkham

Written by on June 9, 2020

A man has been arrested on suspicion of driving while unfit through drink or drugs after a crash in Kirkham.

Police were called to Dowbridge this afternoon (June 9).

The road is currently closed between the A583 and New Hey Lane.

Officers have closed the road for investigation works to be carried out.

No injuries have been reported.

The age of the man arrested has not been released.

A Fylde Police spokesperson said: “Dowbridge in Kirkham is currently closed between the A583 and New Hey Lane while officers investigate a road traffic collision.

“Driver arrested on suspicion of driving while unfit through drink or drugs. “

Traffic map of the area

Traffic website Inrix said: “Preston Street in both directions closed due to accident, one vehicle involved from A583 Kirkham By Pass to Carr Lane.

“Traffic is coping well. The road has been closed since around 15:50.”

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