Delays as tanker and car crash on the M56 motorway
A crash between a car and a tanker on the M56 in Cheshire caused long delays this afternoon.
Three lanes were blocked and there was queuing traffic after the accident on the motorway westbound before Junction 11 at Preston Brook, near Runcorn.
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Traffic information service Inrix reported all lanes were blocked around the junction, with traffic passing on the hard shoulder.
Highways England said traffic was stopped while the road was cleared, and there were delays of 20 minutes.
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