All clear on A494 following a collision near the start of the M56
Update: The A494 bypass in Cheshire has reopened following the earlier closure due to a collision.
Update: An air ambulance has just left the scene of the scene of the collision on the A494.
Latest Traffic report states: Road closed due to accident on A494 Northbound from A540 Parkgate Road to M56.
The road was closed at around 13:35, after initially closing the exit slip.
Traffic is also slowing on the M56 Westbound as drivers pass the scene.
A diversion is in operation – Traffic is leaving the A494 via the A5117 and is able to rejoin where the A494 becomes the the M56.
Previous Report: Traffic is beginning to build up on the eastbound A494 following a collision near the start of the M56.
The incident has happened on the A494 bypass where it joins the M56.
A traffic report states, “exit ramp closed and queueing traffic due to accident on A494 at M56.
Traffic on the A494 can only access the M56 at this junction, and cannot leave for the A5117” – the Costco roundabout.
Traffic Wales has said:
The incident is now causing traffic to back up on our network. If you’re travelling in this direction please find alternative route.”
Another collision has taken place on A540 Parkgate Road.
The road is partially blocked both ways near Shotwick Lane after a car overturned near the Two Mills junction.
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