One person has died and 10 people have been injured in a nine-vehicle pile-up on the M6 in Cheshire, police said.
The incident happened on the southbound carriageway near junction 16 at Sandbach shortly after 11.20am on Monday.
A spokeswoman for Cheshire Police said the collision involved two vans, two HGVs and five cars.
"Seven people received minor injuries, three received serious injuries, two of which are life threatening, and sadly one person has died"
More top news
Ed Miliband is to outline Labour's "10-year plan" for the NHS after warning it faces "its most perilous moment in a generation".
With more marginal seats than anywhere else, the North West is key to election victory. Daniel Hewitt looks at where it will be won & lost.
After earning a draw against Manchester United in the FA Cup, club chairman Dave Doggett says the money made will be spent on facilities.