LIVE: Lorry loses its load of logs on M53 causing crash and tailbacks

A lorry lost its load on the M53 in Cheshire this afternoon. North West Motorway Police said the HGV lost its load of logs it was carrying on the motorway. A vehicle collided with one of the logs a result of the obstruction on the southbound carriageway.

The incident occurred on the M53 southbound between junctions 6 (Hooton) and 7 (Overpool). According to traffic data site, Inrix, traffic was coping well but the M53 was partially blocked as emergency services and recovery attended to the scene. To keep up to date with the latest traffic and travel news you can visit our website here.

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