Delays in Salford and Manchester city centre after crash between car and lorry

Motorists are facing delays in Manchester city centre following a collision between a lorry and a car.

The A6041 Blackfriars Road, in Salford, is currently blocked with traffic moving very slowly following a collision on nearby Blossom Street, which happened at around 10.20am this morning (June 5).

Trinity Way is also blocked at the junction with Blackfriars Road, Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) is reporting.

Drivers are being warned to approach the area with auction.

A CCTV image of the road shared by transport bosses shows a large white lorry and a black car which appear to have collided at the junction.

Buses are being diverted away from the area.

Go North West tweeted: “SERVICE UPDATE Diversions are in place on the #GNW93[1] , #GNW97[2] & #GNW98[3] because of an accident at the junction of Trinity Way & Blackfriars Road.

“Service inbound only diverted via Trinity Way and Victoria Street. Apologies for the inconvenience”

An image of the collision shared by TfGM

While TfGM tweeted: “Trinity Way, City Centre

“Road is blocked at the junction with Blackfriars Road

“Approach with caution

“Follow @gnwbus[4] and @arrivanorthwest[5] for bus diversion info”

References

  1. ^ #GNW93 (twitter.com)
  2. ^ #GNW97 (twitter.com)
  3. ^ #GNW98 (twitter.com)
  4. ^ @gnwbus (twitter.com)
  5. ^ @arrivanorthwest (twitter.com)