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UPDATE 16:45 - The A556, Chester Road, has reopened following a serious collision near Knutsford. Thank you for your patience.
The A556, Chester Road, is currently closed in both directions following a serious collision near Knutsford.
The incident, which involved an Audi and a HGV, took place at approximately 9.30am today, Monday 6 January.
The HGV has also collided with a house at the side of the road.
The driver of the Audi has sustained serious injuries and the driver of the HGV is believed to have sustained minor injuries.
As a result of the incident a full closure is currently in place from the A5033, Northwich Road, to Lostock roundabout, in Northwich.
The road is expected to remain closed for several hours and motorist are advised to avoid the area if possible.
Further updates will be provided during the day.
Anyone who witnessed the collision, or anyone with any information that may assist the investigation, is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101, quoting IML 605662 or visit https://www.cheshire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/ .