A section of the Mancunian Way has been closed off this morning after a crash.

The westbound carriageway of the A57(M) is currently closed between Fairfield Street and the London Road entry slip.

Drivers are being urged to avoid the area and use Fairfield Street and Travis Steet.

According to traffic alert service Inrix, queues are building in the area and congestion is back to Pin Mill Brow.

In a tweet, TfGM said: "A57(M) Mancunian Way, City Centre.

"Road is closed traveling westbound between Fairfield Street and London Road entry slip due to an RTC.

"Use Fairfield Street and Travis Street.

"Allow an extra time for your journey.

"Follow #TfGMTraffic @StagecoachGM."

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