Part of the M62 was banned due to a major accident.
All traffic is paused and there is steady traffic on the eastbound M62 between Junction 5 A5080 Roby Road (Huyton) and Junction 4 (The Rocket).
According to the traffic management system, the 9.05 am Inrix traffic was held.
Northwest Highway Police also tweeted and said there may have been as many as six vehicles involved.
Injuries are currently unknown.
The Inrix Traffic Management System states: “Two lanes are closed and queued due to an accident on the eastbound M62 between J4 (The Rocket) and J5 A5080 Roby Road (Huyton).
Congestion on Edge Lane Drive as traffic exits Liverpool.
“The second and third lanes (of three) remain closed after traffic stops until 9.25 am.”
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