ALL lanes have have now been reopened on the M6 southbound in mid Cheshire following a crash earlier this evening.

Police, firefighters and paramedics were sent to the scene between junction 19 for Knutsford and Northwich, and junction 18 for Holmes Chapel and Middlewich.

Three lanes were closed following the crash at around 6.15pm, before one lane reopened around an hour later.

North West Motorway Police said debris had to be cleared from the carriageway before lanes could be reopened.

Highways England confirmed that all lanes had been reopened at 8.10pm.