Liverpool news Live updates as M62 closed in both directions after serious crash MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - Cheshire Police and the ambulance service have been called to the scene
Breaking News ! The M62 is currently closed in both directions after a serious crash this evening. Cheshire Police and the North West Ambulance Service have been called to the scene of the crash at junction 7 of the motorway for St Helens and Widnes and Junction 8 for the Burtonwood Interchange. Highways England tweeted: "The #M62 #J7 (#StHelens #Widnes) to #J8 (#WarringtonWest #BurtonwoodServices) is in the process of being CLOSED in both direcftions due to a serious collision Traffic Officers @CheshireRCU @cheshirepolice @NWmwaypolice @MerPolTraffic & @NWAmbulance are on their way to the area." We'll be bringing you the very latest updates, pictures and video on this breaking news story. For the latest news and breaking news visit http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/. Get all the big headlines, pictures, analysis, opinion and video on the stories that matter to you. Follow us on Twitter @LivECHONews - the official Liverpool ECHO Twitter account - real news in real time.
.Key EventsFull statement from Highways England17:3917:43Charlotte HadfieldEmergency services at the sceneEmergency services were called to the scene of the crash between junction 7 and 8 of the M62.The eastbound carriageway of the motorway is closed in Rainhill between junction 7 and 8 this evening following a serious collision just after 4pm.17:39KEY EVENTFull statement from Highways EnglandIn a statement a spokesperson for Highways England said: "The M62 in Merseyside is currently closed eastbound between junctions 7 Rainhill/Widness and 8 Burtonwood due to a serious collision. "North West Motorway Police Group lead the response to this incident, Highways England have resources en route to assist with traffic management. "For traffic approaching the closures locally, you are advised to expect disruption with extra journey time and you may wish to re-route or delay your journey."17:36Charlotte HadfieldLatest from Highways England as M62 closed in both directionsThe #M62 #J7 (#StHelens #Widnes) to #J8 (#WarringtonWest #BurtonwoodServices) is in the process of being CLOSED in both direcftions due to a serious collision Traffic Officers @CheshireRCU @cheshirepolice @NWmwaypolice @MerPolTraffic & @NWAmbulance are on their way to the area. pic.twitter.com/23GwKUBa4R— Highways England (@HighwaysNWEST) November 22, 2020
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