The M6 Southbound in Cheshire is closed because of an oil spillage caused by an overturned lorry.
The carriageway is closed betweeen J18 (A54 Middlewich/Holmes Chapel) and J17 (A534 Sandbach/Crewe)
Work to recover the overturned lorry is underway.
Traffic is advised to follow the Solid Square diversion - leaving then M6 at J18 and then take the A54, A50, A534 to re-join the M6 at J17.
Police are asking people to be patient when trying to contact them as they are receiving a high number of calls.