We’ll be bringing you the latest updates as the M6 is closed due to a crash this morning.
Miles of traffic is being reported, as emergency services closed the northbound section of the motorway between junction 26 (M58 Orrell Interchange) and junction 27 (A5209 Crow Orchard Road Standish).
Traffic is also building to junction 24 (Ashton In Makerfield) and delays are affecting the M58 due to the closure.
Emergency services have been on the scene since just before 6.30am on Friday, January 7.
It is believed that a van and a car are involved in the crash.
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Live updates as M6 closed after crash causes miles of traffic