Posted: Tue 30th Aug 2022

Traffic clearing on M56 in Cheshire following earlier collision

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Tuesday, Aug 30th, 2022

Update: Traffic is clearing on M56 in Cheshire following an earlier collision.

Previous report: There are reports of long delays on the M56 in Cheshire following a collision.

One lane was closed on the Eastbound side near Junction 12, Runcorn until around 12.15pm.

Traffic has been queuing past the M53 Stoak Interchange.

Traffic is also queuing on the North Wales bound side, “as people slow down to look at accident.”

There is over six miles of stationary traffic on the Eastbound side.

A traffic report for the area states: “Queueing traffic due to earlier crash on M56 Eastbound from J14 A5117 (Chester Services / Helsby) to J12 A557 (Runcorn). Congestion to J15 (M53 Interchange). Traffic is also delayed on the opposite side due to onlookers. Lane one (of three) was closed until around 12:15. All lanes have been re-opened..”

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