A55 lorry crash and A494 vehicle fire spark major delays for drivers

Drivers experienced major delays on the A55 and A494 following separate incidents. Long delays built up on the A55 due to a lorry crash. One lane of the eastbound carriageway was shut between junction 33A for Northop Hall and junction 34 for the Ewloe Loop, with traffic stretching back towards Flint.

An image shared by Traffic Wales showed a lorry with a smashed windscreen on the side of the road awaiting recovery. And on the A494, there was congestion on the westbound carriageway at Aston Hill due to a vehicle fire. Both incidents had been dealt with by 4pm.

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