Ice warning for Lancashire drivers

Drivers in Lancashire are being warned to lower their speed after icy conditions were reported across the region.

Friday, 15th December 2017, 6:39 am
Updated Friday, 15th December 2017, 6:45 am
Problems with ice are also being reported on the M65 between junctions 5 and 6.

Traffic on the southbound A56 is reported to be delayed after a two-vehicle accident partially blocked the carriageay near Edenfield.

Problems with ice are also being reported on the M65 between junctions 5 and 6.

A spokesman for the police said in a post to Twitter: "We have been advised that M65 around junctions 5 and 6 are extremely icy.

"Also A56 at Huncoat also very icy.

"Please lower your speed and take care in the area. Highways England are aware and notifying the gritting team."