Live updates as M62 crash closes three lanes and drivers face 80 minute delays
Long delays have been reported on the M62 following a multi-car crash near Birchwood.
Three out of four westbound lanes on the motorway were closed between junctions 11 and 12 shortly before 4pm today, November 21. Four miles of congestion were reported, with vehicles queuing in all four lanes.
At 4.30pm, National Highways North West warned of "severe delays" of 80 minutes due to a spillage covering two lanes. Emergency services remain at the scene, which is expected to remain in-place until around 6.30pm.
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