A ROAD closure was in place on both sides of the A57 Manchester Road this morning, Monday.

A lorry overturned in Rixton between the junction 21 of the M6 at Woolston and the Warburton Bridge Road.

Firefighters from Lymm Fire Station attended the scene but the driver managed to get out of the lorry before their arrival.

A diversion was put in place but the road has now been re-opened.