SIX-mile long queues are forming on the M56 following a collision.

One lane has been closed on the westbound side of the carriageway after a two-car crash took place this morning, Wednesday.

Officers were called to the scene at around 8am following reports of a collision involving two vehicles.

Queues are continuing to build between junction 11 at Preston Brook to junction 14 A5117 (Chester Services / Helsby).

A spokesperson for Cheshire Police said: "There are not believed to be reports of any injuries."

National Highways estimate the scene to be clear by 10am latest.