M56 westbound closure in place following road traffic incident Date published: 21st November 2017 1.50pm

Police have put a closure in place on the westbound carriage of the M56 between junction 9 and junction 10 following a road traffic incident.

Officers were called at 12.25pm today (Tuesday, 21 November) to reports of a white Mercedes sprinter van which is believed to have collided with the central reservation.

Emergency services including the air ambulance are at the scene and the driver remains in a serious condition.

Traffic is very heavy and motorists are advised to avoid the area. Diversions are in place.