Posted: Thu 26th Apr 2018

Two arrested after M53 crash – ongoing emergency service response

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Thursday, Apr 26th, 2018

Emergency services are currently in attendance at the scene of a serious collision on the M53 in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The collision, which involved two large goods vehicles and a car, occurred at approximately 5.50am today on the M53 northbound near to junction 9. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

One man sustained serious injuries; he has been taken to the Countess of Chester Hospital. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

As a result of the incident the M53 is currently closed northbound between Junction 10, Cheshire Oaks and junction 9. A partial closure is also in place on the Station Road roundabout at junction 9, in Ellesmere Port Town centre. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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Local diversions are currently in place, although motorists are advised to avoid the area as the closures are expected to remain in place for several hours. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Two men have been arrested in relation to the collision; they are currently in police custody assisting officers with their enquiries. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

You can read our report from earlier here. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​


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