M6 Southbound closed after lorry crash

Police are asking motorists to avoid the area as there are long delays already. Credit: Highways England

Traffic is being held on the M6 Southbound after two lorries crashed near Crewe.

It happened just before J16, and please say is causing tailbacks all the way back to J17 for Sandbach.

Traffic officers are now on scene and organising recovery for the lorries involved.