Police say all lanes are now open after a car flipped on to its roof on the M6 near Orrell.
The accident happened northbound between junction 26 and 27 just after 5.30pm tonight.
One lane was been closed and officers were on the scene to recover the vehicle - and they said luckily no one had been injured.
Highways England are reporting heavy delays along the stretch of motorway.
A spokesman said: “All lanes are clear on the M6 northbound between J26 and J27 following recovery of cars involved in a road traffic collision. Thankfully no-one was injured.”