Traffic has returned to normal following an earlier accident on the southbound carriageway of the M53 near Ellesmere Port on Thursday morning (December 2) .
It was reported about 7.15am that one lane was closed and there was queueing traffic between J8 A5032 / B5463 ( Ellesmere Port Docks) and J9 A5032 (Ellesmere Port), causing congestion back to J5 A41 (Eastham).
Lane one (of two) had been closed heading away from Hooton towards Chester. However, by 8.05am traffiic was reported to be flowing normally again.
On Tuesday there was an accident on the M53 , again affecting the southbound carriageway but between junction fours (Bebington) and five (A41, Eastham).