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 obstruction on the road on M53 Southbound between J4 A5137 / B5137 / B5151 (Bebington) and J5 A41 (Eastham).
Severe delays on Manchester Metrolink between East Didsbury and Rochdale Town Centre due to signal failure at Newbold.
Westbound lane closed on exit slip road due to broken down vehicle at J20 A627(M) Rochdale.
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).