TRAFFIC was temporarily held on the M56 this morning, Monday, following a two-vehicle crash.

The incident happened on the M56 Eastbound between junction 14, Chester Services, and junction 12, Runcorn.

There is currently congestion stretching back to junction 15, M53 interchange and traffic is slowing to look on the opposite side.

Lane three (of three) was blocked until around 8.15am when traffic was held.