Posted: Mon 8th Oct 2018

M53 southbound back open following earlier collision at junction five

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Monday, Oct 8th, 2018

Update: The M53 southbound has reopened following an earlier accident at J5 A41 New Chester Road (Eastham).

The main carriageway was closed until around 2.20pm whilst emergency services attend the scene.

Previous report: Highways England is reporting the M53 southbound within J5 is closed due to a collision.

Traffic is being diverted via the exit and entry slip roads, delays are building.

Police, fire and ambulance services are at the scene.

Latest traffic report for the area states:

‘M53 – Main roadway closed and slow traffic due to accident, two vehicles involved on M53 Southbound at J5 A41 New Chester Road (Eastham).

While emergency services attend, traffic is using the roundabout to diverting around the accident.. Detour in operation – via the exit and entry slip roads.’

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