All lanes have now been re-opend on the M56 eastbound, between J7 A556 (Bowden) and J6 A538 (Hale Four Seasons Roundabout) after an accident between a lorry and a car.

There is still congestion and very slow traffic on M56 to J9 M6 (Lymm Interchange).

Travel time is around 15 minutes.

Lane one (of four) was closed until around 8.30am when the vehicles were able to leave the scene

The accident occurred within the residual queues of an earlier accident, which was cleared at 7am this morning, Friday, April 13.