Posted: Thu 21st May 2015

Overturned lorry closes A55 from junction 27 westbound

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Thursday, May 21st, 2015

The A55 dual carriageway has been closed westbound after a lorry loaded with potatoes overturned. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The incident happened at around 10.45pm last night, Wed May 20 close to the St Asaph junction 27 exit. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

A six mile stretch of the westbound A55 from junction 27 is currently closed. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Recovery work has been ongoing through the night, the lorry remains on the carriageway, and has shed its load of potatoes. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The road is likely to remain closed until around 08:30 this morning. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Traffic is being diverted along the A5151 through Dyserth to Rhuddlan, then the A525 to rejoin the A55 at St Asaph. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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