Westonpoint Expressway reopens after lorry fire

The Westonpoint Expressway is fully open this morning after after a lorry fire last night..

Crews were called at 4.40pm on Monday afternoon to the blaze on the road leading to Runcorn Bridge at the junction of Rock Savage. 

Both sides of the carriageway were closed for several hours as firefighters tackled the fire on the HGV which, caused huge delays in and out of Runcorn during last night's rush hour. . 

No one was injured. 

A police spokesman said the road was cleared around 03:00pm Tuesday morning. 


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