Updates as M58 closed both ways this morning after Switch Island crash

Highways England advice after ‘lorry and car’ crash

This is the very latest from Highways England. The M58 in Lancashire is closed in both directions following a collision between a HGV and a car. Westbound, the M58 is closed between junction 3 and the A59 at Switch Island.

Eastbound, the M58 is closed between the A59 at Switch Island and junction 1. Diversion routes are in place: Westbound:Exit the motorway at junction 3 and join the A570 northbound towards Ormskirk.

Then join the A59 southbound towards Liverpool. Follow the solid black diamond diversion symbol. Eastbound:Motorists are unable to join the start of the M58.

Instead, join the M57 southbound.

Exit the M57 at junction 6 and join the A506 northbound through Kirkby to then re-join the M58 at junction 1.

Follow the solid black triangle diversion symbol.

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