LIVE: A500 closed after crash between four HGVs

Drivers are being warned to find alternate routes after the A500 was closed following a crash between four lorries.

Emergency services were sent to the scene on the southbound carriageway of the D-Road, between the turn-offs for Talke and Audley, earlier today before the road was closed at around 12.45pm.

A spokesman for traffic monitoring company Inrix said: “A500 D Road Southbound closed and there is queuing traffic due to an accident involving four lorries between Alsager Road (Audley Turn Off, Audley) and A34 Talke Road (Talke Roundabout, Talke).

“Just before 12.45pm the road was closed to assist. Originally lane one (of two) was closed. Affecting traffic heading away from M6 J16 towards Stoke.”

A Highways England spokesman said: “There has been a collision on the A500 southbound in Staffordshire resulting in a full closure of the carriageway.”

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