M6 Cheshire returning to normal following serious collision
Delays have cleared and traffic easing following the earlier accident on M6 Northbound between J19 A556 (Knutsford) and J20 M56 (Lymm Interchange).
There are long delays of the M6 in both directions between J19 A556 (Knutsford) and J20 M56 (Lymm Interchange) due to a serious accident involving a van and a car.
The collsion happened on the northbound carriageway which was closed at around 8.15 this morning, the southbound carriageway was also closed to allow an air ambulance to land.
The southbound carriageway has now reopened and traffic is starting moving again although it’ll take time for delays to clear.
The northbound side remains closed.
M6 southbound between j20 and j19, block has now been lifted. Traffic is now moving, but still lots of congestion so to avoid area if poss.
— NW Motorway Police (@NWmwaypolice) August 5, 2017
Air Ambulance leaving the scene at 9.59am
Air Ambulance leaves the scene #m6 J19-J20 @BBCRadioStoke pic.twitter.com/P6e3IQh6fO
— Marsha Ramroop (@MarshaRamroop) August 5, 2017
In a statement Cheshire Police have said:
Officers are dealing with a two vehicle collision which occurred on the Northbound carriageway at Lymme.
The collision involved a car and a flatbed lorry which were both travelling in the same direction.
The driver of the car has been airlifted to hospital.
The Southbound carriageway was closed to facilitate the helicopter and is now open.
Officers remain working at the scene to establish the cause of the collision.
The Northbound carriageway will remain closed until at least 6pm to facilitate this work. \
Traffic is being diverted from junction 19 at Tabley Westwards along the A556 where it re-joins the motorway at junction 20.” Spotted something? Got a story? Send a Facebook Message | A direct message on Twitter | Email: News@Deeside.com