Police closed the M62 in Cheshire between J9 and J8 at around 7am following a 'serious incident'.

Drivers have been urged to find an alternative route if possible.

Traffic is building in the area due to the North West Motorway Police Group led incident.

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Emergency services are at the scene where the carriageway is blocked as a result of the crash.

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M62 closed in Cheshire

The M62 in Cheshire is closed westbound between J9 and J8 due to a North West Motorway Police Group led incident.