There are traffic delays on the M6 following a crash.

A lane closure is in place on the southbound carriageway, between J26 (M58/Orrell Interchange) and J25 (Bryn).

According to traffic monitoring website Inrix, the crash involved a lorry and a van.

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Another lane in the area was already closed due to roadworks so just two are open at the moment.

An Inrix spokesman wrote: "Two lanes closed and queueing traffic due to accident, a lorry and a van involved on M6 Southbound between J26 M58 (Orrell Interchange) and J25 (Bryn). In the roadworks area.

"Travel time is just under 20 minutes."

This is an ongoing incident. We will bring you updates in the blog below.

Nature of incident

Manchester Evening News has contacted Highways England for more information about the incident