Live: Lorry fire shuts A52

A lorry fire has closed one of North Staffordshire’s busiest roads. The A52 is shut between Kingsley and Froghall.

The incident was first reported at 10.31am today.

Traffic monitoring system Inrix states: “The A52 is closed in both directions. There is slow traffic due to a lorry fire between the Kingsley Holt turn-off at Kingsley and the Cheadle turn-off at Froghall. It is affecting traffic between Kingsley Moor and Whiston.”

StokeonTrentLive has approached Staffordshire Police[1] and Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service[2] for statements following the ongoing incident.

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  1. ^ Staffordshire Police (
  2. ^ Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service (