UPDATED: 17.57 Severe congestion on Runcorn Widnes bridge following a collision (From Runcorn and Widnes World)
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Air ambulance called following a serious collision near the Runcorn Widnes bridge
Updated 5:58pm Tuesday 29th April 2014 in News
A SERIOUS accident has caused severe congestion on the approach to the Silver Jubilee bridge.
An air ambulance was called after a collision between a motorbike and a lorry shortly after 4pm.
Slip roads from Widnes have been shut but the bridge is still open.
Drivers are reporting long delays.
Weston Point slip towards Clifton is shut so drivers will have to find alternative routes to the M56.
The Bridgewater Expressway has re-opened.
Motorists advised to avoid the area if possible.
Anyone with information about the collision can call Cheshire Police in 101.