Posted: Fri 12th May 2023

A55 eastbound near Flintshire back open following earlier overturned lorry incident

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Friday, May 12th, 2023

Update – The road is back open, Traffic Wales has said:  “We would like to inform the public that the road has now reopened and that the driver of the vehicle is safe and well.”

“Thank you for your patience while those involved have worked hard in clearing the carriageway quickly under difficult circumstances.”

Earlier report –  The A55 eastbound from is closed near the Flintshire border this morning following a collision and overturned lorry.

The road is shut from Junction 28, Waen to Junction 29, Pant y Dulath.

The incident, which took place at around 2am is affecting traffic heading away from St Asaph towards Flintshire.

The road is expected to stay closed for an extended period while recovery efforts are underway.

A diversion is in operation, traffic is being directed via the B5429 through Rhuallt, continuing east onto the unclassified road to rejoin the A55 at Junction 29.

Drivers are advised to follow the diversion route and plan for potential delays in their journey.

 

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