Traffic is queuing northbound on Liverpool Road in Chester after reports of a serious accident involving a car and a cyclist between the A5116 Liverpool Road/A41 Moston Road (Moston Garage traffic lights, Upton) and A5032 Whitby Lane (Backford).

Travel website Inrix said the accident is reported to have happened by the Station Road junction and has been causing queues on the southbound side too, with traffic turning around at Moston Garage.

On Twitter, @cyclist 13 tweeted:

Latest reports suggest that traffic is starting to move slowly as emergency services work to clear the scene.