TRAFFIC is building on the M6 approaching rush hour this morning, Monday, after a collision and ‘a couple of incidents’ on the motorway.

A crash has closed a lane on the M6 Thelwall Viaduct southbound, with the incident occurring between junction 21A, Croft Interchange, and junction 21, Woolston.

According to an incident log posted by Traffic England, it is expected that normal traffic conditions will not be reached until between 9.15am and 9.30am.

Traffic monitoring system INRIX states that the car involved in the collision has now been moved to the hard shoulder.

North West Motorway Police have also posted on X (formerly known as Twitter) stating that traffic on the M6 southbound near Thelwall is ‘slow’ due to ‘a couple of incidents’.

North West Motorway Police posted: “Good morning from D block, with you until 7pm this evening. We have a couple of incidents on M6 Southbound near to Thelwall. Traffic slow in this area. We will keep you updated of any incidents ongoing. Have a good day.”

Cheshire Police have been contacted for comment regarding the collision on the M6.