Long delays on the A55 in Flintshire following a multi-vehicle collision

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Delays are building up on a section of the A55 in Flintshire following a collision involving multiple vehicles.

The accident happened on the west side between Junction 32 for Holywell and Junction 31, Caerwys exit.

Update 14.00 – One lane is open again, about 6 miles of queuing traffic from Halkyn.

Update 13.41 – Traffic Wales said the westbound carriageway had not been closed.

Previous report: The road is believed to be partially blocked following the incident, with police asking drivers to find alternative routes.

A statement from North Wales Police said: ‘Delay of the A55 WESTBOUND in the Pantasaph area between junctions 32 and 31 due to a road traffic accident.

“Please take other routes if possible.”

There is approximately 5 miles of queuing traffic on the west side, traffic also queuing on the A5026 towards Holywell.

A local traffic report read: ‘Traffic partially blocked and queued due to accident on the A55 North Wales westbound motorway between J32 A5026 (Holywell) and J31 A5151 (Caerwys).

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