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Drivers urged to avoid M56 in Chester following smash

Traffic is affecting routes between Chester and Hapsford

There are traffic queues on the M56 this afternoon following an accident which has caused one lane to be closed.

The collision happened on the eastbound carriageway between J14 at Hapsford and J15 of the M53.

Congestion is also building on the A5117 to J10 of the M53 at Little Stanney.

Traffic from Chester heading towards Runcorn is mainly affected and drivers are advised to avoid this route.

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