FIVE vehicles were involved in a crash on the M6 at rush hour this morning.

One lane of the motorway was closed northbound near to junction 21 at Woolston after the accident, which occurred at around 8.30am.

Emergency services were called to the scene of the collision, but the carriageway was fully reopened shortly before 9am.

Warrington Guardian:

Congestion is reported back to junction 20 at Lymm as a result.