Posted: Wed 29th Jun 2022

Updated: All lanes back open on M56 in Cheshire following earlier three vehicle collision

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Wednesday, Jun 29th, 2022

Update: All lanes are back open but there are still delays on the M56 Westbound near Frodsham. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Earlier report: There are reports of long delays on the M56 in Cheshire following a crash involving two cars and a van. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The collision happened on the North Wales, Chester and Wirral bound side near Frodsham. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Two lanes are closed and there are around five miles of stationary traffic, according to traffic sensors the delay is in excess of one hour. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Traffic cameras showing the long queues Westbound between J11 A56 Chester Road (Preston Brook) and J12 A557 (Runcorn).

A local traffic report states: “Two lanes closed and queueing traffic due to crash on M56 Westbound between J11 A56 Chester Road (Preston Brook) and J12 A557 (Runcorn). Congestion to J10 (Stretton).” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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