Van fire closes three lanes on northbound M6 in Cheshire

A vehicle caught fire on the hard shoulder between junctions 18 and 19, from Middlewich to Knutsford.
Firefighters were called at 6.45pm.
Highways England says there is three miles of congestion as emergency services are at the scene.
Drivers face heav…

Crash on M6 sees lanes closed and up to 40-minute delays

Two lane are closed southbound between junction 19, for the A556, and junction 18, for Middlewich, this evening (November 26).
Police are at the scene, and there are warnings of delays of up to 40 minutes on top of usual journey time. 
A spokesman for …

Live M6 updates as multi-vehicle rush-hour smash causes gridlock

All traffic is being held northbound on the M6 after a multi-vehicle rush-hour crash. The crash happened around 4.45pm between junction 17 for Crewe and junction 18 for Holmes Chapel.
Traffic camera images show a car perpendicular to the carriageway, a…

Long delays as M6 motorway blocked after crash

The northbound carriageway of motorway is currently closed after multiple vehicles were involved in a crash this afternoon (November 17).
Cameras near the scene of the crash, between J17 for Sandbach and J18 for Middlewich and Holmes Chapel, show that …

Slow traffic with 45-minute delays on M6 in Cheshire

Long queues have formed on the M6 northbound between junction 18, Middlewich, and junction 23, Haydock.
Traffic on the motorway in Warrington, which is in between both junctions, is currently moving very slowly as a result.
It comes after the M6 was cl…

Woman, 80, dies after one vehicle crash on A531 in Madeley Heath

An 80-year-old woman has died following a crash on the A531 in Madeley Heath today. Staffordshire Police said the woman was driving a vehicle involved in a collision on the A531 Main Road this morning (Sunday).
They said they were called to reports of …

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], respec…

‘Severe’ delays as traffic builds after crash on M6 motorway

Two lanes of the M6 Northbound are currently closed.
It comes following a crash between a lorry and a car.
This has lead to queuing traffic, with the AA reporting “severe delays of 27 minutes”.
These delays are said to be increasing still.
The lane clo…

Motorcyclist who died after crash with car in Gwynedd is named

A motorcyclist who died after a crash in Gwynedd has been named. Mark Anthony Joyce, 56, of Middlewich in Cheshire, died at the scene of the collision on the A494 in Rhydymain near Dolgellau[1] on Sunday, August 13.
Sarah Riley, assistant coroner for n…

Recap: Delays after lorry and car collision on M6

A crash between a lorry and a car closed two lanes on the M6 earlier this evening. Traffic was queuing due to the smash on the northbound carriageway between junction 18 and junction 19 in Cheshire.
Lanes three and four were closed at around 6.45pm. Li…

Crash on M6 sees four lanes close and seven-mile tailback

Traffic on the northbound carriageway was brought to a complete stop due to a collision between junction 17, for Sandbach, and junction 18, for Middlewich.
While lanes one, two, and three are now open, lane four is still closed while the vehicles invol…