A500 blocked after lorry overturns on roundabout

The A500 is blocked at Hanchurch roundabout after a lorry overturned. It prompted a quick response from emergency services and recovery is currently underway. It is understood the driver suffered minor injuries in the crash.

Top story: England fan, 21, ‘lucky to be alive’ after ‘brutal attack’ while watching Euro 2020 final The incident happened at 5.45am today at M6 junction 15. Traffic monitoring company Inrix reports: “A500 Hanchurch Roundabout partially blocked, very slow traffic due to overturned lorry and recovery work at M6 J15 (Stoke-On-Trent).

Congestion to all approaches to the roundabout including Newcastle Road and Whitmore Road. Traffic is also building on the northbound M6 with queues back to Stafford Services. “Recovery is ongoing.

Traffic coming from Westbury Park cannot access the M6 and is forced onto the A500 D Road Northbound.

Traffic approaching from the A500 D Road Southbound and traffic heading from Hanchurch can still access the M6.”

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