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Cheshire Police appeal as pedestrian dies after crash on A556

A 31-year-old man from Northwich died following a crash on the A556 near to the M6.
In the early hours of Tuesday (June 18), a lorry travelling towards the M6 collided with the man, who died at the scene.
Cheshire Police are now urging anyone who witne…

Major rescue unit brought in after lorry and car crash

A major rescue unit was brought in following a crash in Cheshire.
Police, paramedics and firefighters were called to Overdale Lane in Oakmere at around 7.40am today, Wednesday, May 22. It followed a report of a crash between a lorry and car.
Cheshire P…

Motorway closure as two lanes blocked due to flooding

Two lanes have been closed on the M56 this morning due to flooding.
The westbound section of the motorway is partially closed between junction 6 for Wilmslow Road (Hale Four Seasons roundabout) and junction 7 for Bowden, according to local traffic site…

Crash on M6 sees lanes closed and up to 40-minute delays

Two lane are closed southbound between junction 19, for the A556, and junction 18, for Middlewich, this evening (November 26).
Police are at the scene, and there are warnings of delays of up to 40 minutes on top of usual journey time. 
A spokesman for …

Live updates as emergency services shut M56 after serious crash

A section of the M56 has been closed after a crash.
The incident is believed to include a car and a lorry, eastbound on the motorway, from J9 M6 J20 ( Lymm Interchange) to J7 A556 Chester Road ( Bowdon ).
According to National Highways, emergency servi…

LIVE: M6 gridlocked in Cheshire as police close lane after crash

Police have closed a lane on a busy stretch of the M6 after a crash in Cheshire. The southbound side of the motorway is reportedly gridlocked
The accident has happened between juntions 18 and 19, for Middlewich/Holmes Chapel[1] and Knutsford[2], respec…

Recap: Delays after lorry and car collision on M6

A crash between a lorry and a car closed two lanes on the M6 earlier this evening. Traffic was queuing due to the smash on the northbound carriageway between junction 18 and junction 19 in Cheshire.
Lanes three and four were closed at around 6.45pm. Li…

M56 traffic stopped near Manchester Airport

Emergency roadworks took place on the M56 eastbound this morning.
Two of four lanes had to be closed between J7 (A556) and J6 near Manchester Airport.
The works were carried out to fix a defect with an expansion joint which requires re-tarmacking.
Nati…