Posted: Sat 5th Aug 2017

M6 Cheshire returning to normal following serious collision

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Saturday, Aug 5th, 2017

UPDATE:

Delays have cleared and traffic easing following the earlier accident on M6 Northbound between J19 A556 (Knutsford) and J20 M56 (Lymm Interchange).

Previous Report:

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.

Air Ambulance leaving the scene at 9.59am

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.”

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