A man has fallen from a motorway bridge in Cheshire and been killed by a lorry, shutting a key section of the road during rush hour.
Former Labour chancellor Alistair Darling has strongly attacked the HS2 rail project saying its economic benefits are "highly contentious".
A marked wind chill develops this week as winds increase
Rolling road block and debris on road on M6 Northbound at J31 A59 Preston New Road (Samlesbury).
Traffic is being stopped for a short time while the debris can be removed.
One lane closed due to oil spillage on M62 at J20 A627(M) Rochdale. On the roundabout.
One lane closed due to broken down vehicle on M6 Southbound between J18 A54 (Middlewich / Holmes Chapel) and J17 A534 (Sandbach / Crewe).
Reports of one lane blocked due to accident, two vehicles involved on M56 Eastbound between J14 A5117 (Hapsford) and J12 A557 (Runcorn).
A59 Warbreck Moor both ways closed, stationary traffic due to accident between Melling Avenue and Melling Road, congestion to A506 Longmoor Lane / Warbreck Avenue.
A576 Middleton Road both ways closed, slow traffic due to accident, two vehicles involved between A6044 Sheepfoot Lane and Crumpsall Lane.
One lane closed and slow traffic due to broken down vehicle on M6 Thelwall Viaduct Southbound between J21 A57 / B5210 (Woolston) and J20 A50 / B5158 (Lymm Interchange).
Reports of M62 Westbound lane blocked on exit slip road due to broken down bus at J11 A574 (Birchwood).
A589 Marine Road West both ways closed due to building fire at Megazone between B5321 Central Drive and Albert Road.
Reports of one lane blocked due to accident on M60 clockwise around J23 A6410 / A635 Manchester Road (Ashton Under Lyne)