LONG delays are reported on the M6 northbound near Warrington after an accident this evening, Wednesday.

One lane was closed due to a crash between a car and a lorry between junction 21 at Woolston and junction 21a at the Croft Interchange.

Recovery of the vehicles has been carried out and the scene is now clear.

Over seven-and-a-half miles of congestion remain in the area so people should allow extra time for their journey.