Motorists are being warned of long delays on the M6 after a smash between Stoke-on-Trent and Crewe.
Just after 12.15pm Highways England temporarily stopped traffic on the northbound stretch between junctions 16 and 17 due to a collision.
Images from motorway cameras have also revealed long delays stretching back as emergency services deal with the incident.
It is understood that police, paramedics and firefighters have been called to the scene.
We will update this blog with more information.