A junction was flooded today, April 26 after a huge water leak. 

The leak happened where Crompton Way meets Stambourne Drive in Astley Bridge. 

The incident was reported at around 9.30am today, with United Utilities engineers arriving on scene shortly afterwards. 

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Pictures posted by ward councillor Hilary Fairclough showed water spreading across all four lanes of Crompton Way, as well as onto Stambourne Drive and Almond Street. 

As of 2.40pm today, the utility company has said that the issue is 'complete'. 

A statement says: "Good news, we’ve now fixed the problem on the water main. We will fill in the hole, remove the barriers and get the road back to normal as quickly as we can over the next few days."