Vehicle recovery on M56 spells lengthy delays of more than one hour for drivers

Early morning incident saw wagon leave the carriageway

A wagon left the carriageway of the M56 eastbound on Friday morning (February 24)(Image: North West Motorway Police)

There are long delays for motorists heading away from Chester on the M56 this Friday afternoon (February 24).

One lane is blocked to enable the recovery of an HGV which left the eastbound carriageway and came to a stop down an embankment between junctions 14 and 12 at about 6.15am.

According to Highways England, there are delays of around one and a half hours against expected traffic.

Normal conditions aren't likely to resume until 2pm onwards.

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