A lorry carrying 8,000 empty one-litre gas cylinders has been involved in a crash with a car.
Emergency services were called to the scene on the westbound A50, between the Blythe Bridge and Upper Tean junctions, shortly before 1.30pm this afternoon.
One lane of the dual carriageway is closed while recovery work takes place, but traffic is reportedly coping well.
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#A50 w/b btwn #A522–#A521 nr #Cheadle (east) – Lane 1clsed due to accident inv: a HGV and car. Truck carrying 8000 1ltr empty gas cylinders.
— Highways England (@HighwaysWMIDS) March 3, 2017
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