DRIVERS are being warned to expect rush hour delays on the M6 following a crash earlier this afternoon, October 12.

Traffic officers closed two lanes of the M6 northbound between junction 18 for Middlewich and Holmes Chapel and 19 for Knutsford and Northwich at around 4.30pm.

It followed a crash involving two cars and a van.

Police and paramedics were sent out to the scene following the incident.

The lanes were reopened at 5.05pm but there is still slow-moving traffic in the area.