Posted: Tue 30th Nov 2021

Updated: Wed 1st Dec

Chester Road near Sandycroft back open

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales

Update: The road is back open

3pm Update: A section of the B5129 Chester Road near Sandycroft remains closed this afternoon after a lorry went into a ditch last night.

The road is shut between Manor Lane roundabout – near the Airbus A380 building-  and the junction with Moor Lane.

The HGV and trailer unit came off the main road and toppled over into a ditch just before 8pm on Monday evening.

Pictures of the lorry seen today show the HGV partially submerged in water by the side of the road.

The load has had to be removed before it can be hauled upright and taken away.

7am Update: Traffic sensors shows a section of the B5129 Chester Road remains closed between Manor Lane roundabout and Moor Lane.

Earlier report: Police have closed Chester Road near Sandycroft after a lorry went into a ditch.

The incident happened just before 8pm on Monday evening.

The road is closed between the Manor Lane roundabout near Airbus (A380 building) and Moor Lane.

We have been told that the road will be shut into Tuesday morning.

Following the incident, North Wales Police posted a message on social media regarding the collision identifying the area as Hawarden, it said: “Chester Road Hawarden (B5129) is currently closed due to a collision.

“It is closed between the junctions for Station Road and Manor Lane. Please use alternative routes.”

[Photo: Pete Nicholls]




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