THERE have been traffic delays this morning after a crash on the M6 at Newton-le-Willows.

Queueing traffic has been building, due to the accident, on the hard shoulder on the M6 Southbound from Junction 22 A49 at Winwick Link Road (Newton-le-Willows) to Junction 21A M62 (Croft Interchange).

All lanes have been re-opened, with lane one (of three) closed until around 8.45am after the accident.

Normal traffic is anticipated to return between 9.45am and 10am.