THE M6 northbound is currently fully closed between junctions 16 and 17 following a crash involving a HGV.

The crash happened between Crewe and Sandbach at 8.18am this morning. 

All lanes have been closed and traffic is stopped on the northbound carriageway and one lane is closed on the southbound carriageway with traffic moving slowly. 

Highways England tweeted: "#M6 (N) J 16 - J17 #Staffordshire #Cheshire .. HGV collision, traffic is currently STOPPED .. Expect delays. Our #TrafficOfficers are heading to assist."

More to follow.