A POLICE chase resulted in two lanes being closed on the M62 westbound.

Police attempted to stop a car on the M62 near Warrington, however the blue Ford Fiesta car failed to stop and a police pursuit took place at around 11.20am.

Officers brought the vehicle to a stop near to Junction 7 Rainhill Stoops and the driver was arrested.

The 30-year-old man from Sefton was arrested on suspicion of burglary, dangerous driving, driving whilst disqualified and without insurance and failing to stop for police.

He is currently in custody being questioned by officers.

The slip road to Junction 7 was temporarily closed as a result of the incident. It is now reopened.