THERE has been traffic congestion between Tarvin and Chester today after a crash on the A51.

Cheshire Police urged motorists to avoid the area after two vehicles were involved in a collision on Holme Street, which resulted in queues in both directions between A51/A54 Holme Street at the Tarvin roundabout and Barrow Lane.

At 1.30pm, the road was clear but there was still congestion in the area.

Cheshire Police tweeted: “Earlier reported highway disruption A51 near Tarvin – road is now clear though still congestion in the area.”