NOTE: This content is old - Published: Thursday, Dec 14th, 2017.
Update; Police say “2 lanes now running, thankfully only minor injuries to those involved.”
Police are asking motorists to avoid the M56 near Frodsham to to a multi vehicle collision.
— NW Motorway Police (@NWmwaypolice) December 14, 2017
The crash involving up to 10 cars happened between J12-14 “between Runcorn and Chester in both directions of the carriageway – Please avoid the area if possible” police tweeted.
One report on social media says the collision happened after a hailstorm at least one car is on fire.
— paul mcgill (@fatfellaonrowD) December 14, 2017
Have seen the most horrifying accident on M56…
Car pile up, one car on fire… Still shaking as our car was just a few feet away.
We are okay 🙏🏼#m56crash
— Nadia 🌺 (@MielandMint) December 14, 2017
Dreadful 10 car accident on m56 after sudden hailstorm . All look safe but cars on fire and a lot of debris pic.twitter.com/PvLEhRFPvn
— Emma Stringfellow (@EmmaStringfell1) December 14, 2017