Manchester United v Aston Villa: Fans advised to leave for match early after an overturned lorry causes traffic chaos near Old Trafford
Greater Manchester Police have advised motorists to avoid the area if possible ahead of the 12.45pm Premier League kick-off
Saturday 29 March 2014
Supporters heading to Old Trafford for Manchester United's match against Aston Villa have been advised to allow extra time for their journey.
An overturned lorry in the area has caused the closure of Chester Road, at the junction with Barton Road, and police have put diversions in place.
Greater Manchester Police said motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible and urged fans to leave in good time for the 12.45pm kick-off, and consider alternative routes if possible.
The incident is close to Junction 7 on the M60 and is also having an effect on motorway traffic.
Latest in Sport
Pornhub: Cheeky Liverpool fan uploads Philippe Coutinho wonder-goal video to adult website
Watch the moment a basketball player reassures a small boy after a mass brawl erupted on court
Eden Hazard didn't like the champagne on offer in the Chelsea dressing room
Jon Stewart brings The Daily Show to WWE Raw as Seth Rollins pays the price for feud with TV presenter
Why Manchester City could turn to Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers if Manuel Pellegrini is dismissed
- 1 What happens to your body when you give up sugar?
- 2 Japanese island overrun with cats after population explodes
- 3 Delhi bus rapist blames dead victim for attack because 'girls are responsible for rape'
- 4 Have sex with your iPad thanks to the new sex toy no-one asked for
- 5 Average penis size revealed: Scientists attempt to find what is 'normal' to reassure concerned men
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'