THE A5117 near Ellesmere Port has been closed due to a police incident this afternoon (Wednesday, January 10).

The road is closed in both directions from the A41 (Liverpool Road) at Backford Cross Roundabout to the A5032 (Chester Road) as a result of an incident which has occurred within the last hour at the Strawberry Roundabout.

Traffic is currently coping well.

More to follow.