THERE are traffic delays after a crash on the M62 at Rainhill this afternoon.

Traffic is moving slowly and a lane is closed on an entry slip road due to the accident on the M62 Eastbound at Junction seven at the A57 Warrington Road at Rainhill Stoops.

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Lane two (of two) is closed coming up from the roundabout.

Traffic officers have been called to the scene.


The event is expected to clear between 4.30pm and 4.45pm today.

A spokeswoman for North West Ambulance said they had received a report at 2.50pm but that they were "not required" to attend.