THE M6 has now fully reopened after a serious crash.

Emergency services shut the motorway in both directions yesterday following an accident on the southbound carriageway between junction 20a at Lymm and junction 19 at Knutsford.

Three lorries were involved in the collision, which occurred at around 12.45pm.

One of the HGVs is believed to have overturned and five fire engines were called to the scene.

Anyone with any information or video footage in relation to the collision is asked to call Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident number IML1032250.