THERE are delays on the M56 this morning, Friday following a five-vehicle crash near the Creamfields exit junction.

All traffic was temporarily held at 10.25am due to the multi-vehicle accident on the westbound carriageway between junction 11 for Daresbury to junction 12 for Runcorn.

The road was closed until 11.20am but congestion remains in the area.

Meanwhile there are hour long delays on the M6 after an accident involving a coach near to junction 22 for Newton.

It happened southbound with delays back to junction 26 for Orrell.