One-vehicle-collision on M56

13/10/2021 - 14:15

M56 eastbound, between junction 11 to junction 10

Four fire engines attended - one from Warrington, one from Birchwood, one from Lymm and one from Runcorn


One-vehicle-collision on M56Firefighters attended a collision on the M56 between junction 11 to junction 10 on the eastbound carriageway.

The collision involved a HGV which had landed on its side.

Emergency services including ambulance and police also attended.

Crews used sawdust from the HGV load and sand to soak up fuel that had leaked onto the road.

The driver was handed into the care of paramedics with cuts and grazes.

Highways England were on hand to manage the lane closures.

Crews stood by with a hose reel as a precaution while the HGV was recovered.

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Last updated: Thursday 14 October 2021

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One-vehicle-collision on M56