Police close A520 following serious accident at Cheddleton Heath

POLICE have closed the A520 Leek – Stone road tonight (Dec 25) following a serious accident at Cheddleton Heath near Leek.

The collision involving two vehicles occurred at the junction with Cheddleton Heath Road shortly after 9pm.

It is the second serious road traffic accident in the Staffordshire Moorlands in just over 24 hours.

On Christmas Eve a man was arrested on suspicion of drink driving following a collision at Kingsley Moor. It happened at the junction of the A52 with the A522 shortly before 5.30pm.

West Midlands Police assisted Staffordshire Police with the use of a drone to track the motorist who had left the scene