A520 closed due to RTC


The A520, Cheadle road was closed at around 15:15 today (7/02/2020) in both directions in Cheddleton because of an accident involving a Lorry and a Car on the bridge over the Cauldon Canal between Hollow Lane and Station Road.

Traffic is reportedly backed up as far as Leekbrook and Wetley rocks in the opposite direction.

it is currently unclear if any injuries have occurred

Update 16:30

The road has now reopened but remains partially blocked due to recovery work taking place. Delays continue

Update 16:45

The road has now reopened in both directions and recovery work is complete.
Congestion is now easing