Posted: Sat 2nd Jun 2018

Updated: Mon 22nd Oct

M56 – All lanes back open following earlier collision near the A494

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Saturday, Jun 2nd, 2018

09:10am – All lanes are clear and recovery completed on the #M56 westbound J15 and #A494 near #EllesmerePort following a collision.

8.30am – Traffic is down to one lane on the M56 westbound J15 and A494 near Dunkirk due to a collision.

Police and Highway Agency crews are at scene and are in the process of moving the vehicles involved to the hard shoulder.

There are some delays and traffic is stretching back to the M53 junction.


North West Motorway Police tweeted:

“Patrols have just arriving in the area of J15 M56wb Cheshire following reports of a collision. Very heavy rain in the area. Please be careful driving today and be aware of the risk of standing water.”

The latest traffic reports says:

“Stationary traffic due to debris on road, accident, two vehicles involved and all traffic being temporarily held on M56 Westbound between J15 M53 and A5117 / A494. Traffic is being held while police deal with an accident”



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