THE M6 is at standstill on both carriageways after a lorry carrying livestock overturned.
The incident happened shortly after 2.30pm when the lorry overturned between junction 25, A49 (Bryn) and J26, M58 (Orrell Interchange) on the northbound carriageway.
Recovery work is underway and traffic is queuing between Junction 22 (Warrington) and Junction 26 (Orrell).
Police are advising motorists to seek alternative routes.
View the Highways Agency website for updates ...