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M6 closed after two HGVs crash causing leakage

The M6 is closed between junction 18 and 19 northbound.

Emergency services have shut the M6 near Knutsford following a crash involving a tanker and a flatbed truck shortly after 1pm this Friday afternoon.

Motorists near the scene of the collision between junctions 18 and 19 on the northbound carriageway have been evacuated from their vehicles as one of the HGVs is leaking.

Emergency services are on the scene, and there are not believed to be any injures.

There is currently a full road closure in place northbound and motorists are advised to avoid the area and find an alternative route if possible.