Update: A540 Parkgate Road back open following collision
Update: The road has reopened
First Report: The A540 Parkgate Road has been closed by police following a two-vehicle collision.
Emergency services were called just after 1.30pm.
Firefighters removed the roof from one of the vehicles to allow paramedics to assist a male occupant.
An air ambulance transported the casualty to hospital.
A Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said:
“Firefighters were called to a collision on the A540 Parkgate Road in Saughall, Chester following reports of a two vehicle collision.
Crews removed the roof of one of the vehicles and extricated a casualty. They then handed him over to the air ambulance to be transported to hospital.”
Cheshire Police tweeted:
The A540 Parkgate Road is currently shut from Shotwick Lane to the A5117 while emergency services attend a two vehilce collision.
— Cheshire Police (@cheshirepolice) May 31, 2019
Latest traffic report for the area states:
“Road closed and queueing traffic due to accident , two cars involved on A540 Parkgate Road both ways from Capenhurst Lane to A494. Near Hazels Farm B&B.
Where: Both directions A540 from A540 / Capenhurst Lane to A494 / A540 / A5117”
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