A man has died after the van he was travelling in crashed this morning on the M60 anti-clockwise, between junction 20 and 19.
Police officers attended the scene just after 6am and found that a van had been involved in a serious accident and was on its side. No other cars were involved.
Efforts were made to get the man safely out. He was taken to hospital where he later died.
The two lanes remain closed on the anti-clockwise M60 between junctions 20 and 19.
This closure is likely to remain in place for at least another hour.
A combination of the collision and the weather mean that there is now significant congestion throughout the northern and eastern sections of the M60 motorway, on both sides.
Many motorists have been caught up in the congestion and delays are expected throughout the morning.