A MAN has been taken to hospital following a two vehicle crash on the M62.

Police were called to a two vehicle collision between junction 11 at Birchwood and junction 12 for Eccles.

The incident happened shortly before 7.20am this morning, Tuesday.

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A spokesman for Cheshire Police said: "One man was taken to hospital to be assessed."

One lane was closed eastbound, causing long delays.

Highways England said the congestion was due to an accident and fog.