Ormskirk's A570 Southport Road was closed early Monday.

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After a collision in the wee hours of the morning on the A570 Southport Road in Ormskirk, the road was closed.

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Following a collision that occurred early in the morning, motorists are being requested to stay away from a certain area in Ormskirk.

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As of approximately 6 a.m. today, the Southport Road roadway has been closed by the police and is currently impassable in both directions (September 7).

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It is not possible to access Southport Road, Halsall Lane, or County Road via the Fiveways Junction due to the road closure.

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The road is expected to be closed for quite some time. Drivers that regularly utilize this route are being encouraged to identify an alternate route to take in its stead.

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"We presently have a road restriction in place following a road traffic collision," said a spokesperson for the force.

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"This closure is for Southport Road, Halsall Lane continuing on to County Road at the Fiveways Junction." There is a good chance that it will remain closed for some time.

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