Delays on M55 after HGV fire

Traffic on the M55 is delayed
Traffic on the M55 is delayed

Delays are reported on the eastbound M55 this morning following a fire.

Traffic was held between junctions 3 and 1 for Broughton at around 7.30am on Thursday, July 5.

Highways England reports that a wheel caught fire on the vehicle which spread to tinder dry grass on the central reservation causing a small fire.

Firefighters attended the scene.

All traffic was released at around 7.45am.