ONE lane is closed on the M6 around Middlewich and Knutsford due to an accident this morning. 

The collision occurred shortly after 8am and one lane of four on the southbound carraigeway between junction 18 for Middlewich and Holmes Chapel, and junction 19 for Knutsford and Northwich, is closed.

Traffic officers are on the scene assisting with recovery. 

Traffic is said to be coping well.