Bank Holiday Monday Accidents on the M56 Between Runcorn and Chester
Many motorists on the M56 between Runcorn and Chester experienced significant delays on Bank Holiday Monday. Two accidents in the late afternoon, one on the east bound carriageway and the other west bound on the M56 caused serious congestion.
About 4.45pm one lane was reported being blocked west-bound heading away from Runcorn towards Chester, between J12 A557 (Runcorn) and J14 A5117 (Hapsford), following a multi-vehicle accident leading to queueing traffic.
At much the same time one lane east-bound was also reported blocked, heading away from Chester towards Runcorn, and queueing traffic due to an accident between J15 (M53) and J14 A5117 (Hapsford).