A broken down tractor is causing long tailbacks for drivers in Backford .

The A41 Chester Road has been blocked in both directions due to a trailer in the road which is believed to have detached from the broken down tractor.

The incident is reported to be between the A5117 Backford Cross and A5116 Liverpool Road near the Moston Garage traffic lights in Chester.

Long delays and stop-start traffic has been reported in the area.

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