Crash closes A556 at Plumley

9:01am Friday 29th November 2013

By James Wilson

MORNING commuters are being urged to avoid the A556 at Plumley this morning after a collision closed the Chester-bound carriageway.

The accident, involving two cars - a Seat Ibiza and a Ford Mondeo - happened close to the car wash and Smoker Pub.

Eye witnesses told the Guardian the silver Mondeo cross the carriageway, flattening a road sign, before hitting the Ibiza that was travelling on the Chester-bound carriageway.

It happened shortly before 8am.

On Twitter Knutsford Police (@KnutsfordNPU) tweeted: "Collision on A556 outside The Smoker PH. Chester Bound carriageway closed. Please avoid the area."

As a result traffic is queued back towards the M6 junction 19 and through Lostock Gralam, into Northwich.

More soon. 

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