M56 LIVE updates: Traffic building with lanes shut after crash involving lorry

Queues are building on the M56 this morning after a crash.

According to traffic alert service Inrix, two lanes have been shut off on the eastbound side of the motorway. They are closed from junction 7 for Bowdon to junction 6 for Wilmslow Road.

The accident reportedly involves a lorry and two cars. Queues are building up to the lane closures.

Follow our live blog below for the latest traffic updates.


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