LIVE: M6 gridlocked in Cheshire as police close lane after crash

Police have closed a lane on a busy stretch of the M6 after a crash in Cheshire. The southbound side of the motorway is reportedly gridlocked

The accident has happened between juntions 18 and 19, for Middlewich/Holmes Chapel[1] and Knutsford[2], respectively, and is causing significant delays, it is being reported.

The accident is being reported by traffic updates service Inrix. Inrix says: "One lane closed and slow traffic due to accident on M6[3] Southbound from J19 A556 ( Knutsford ) to J18 A54 Middlewich Road (Middlewich / Holmes Chapel)."

CheshireLive is working to provide updates on the crash and traffic issues as they happen. Cheshire Constabulary and North West Ambulance Service are being contacted for more information.

This is a live blog. See live updates as they come in appear below.


  1. ^ Holmes Chapel (
  2. ^ Knutsford (
  3. ^ on M6 (