Live: Two lanes closed on M6 southbound as fireball car engulfed in flames

Two lanes of the M6 southbound are closed because of a vehicle fire.

Highways England reports the incident is a lorry fire, although images sent to StokeonTrentLive appear to show a car on fire.

It is affecting traffic between junction 19, Knutsford, and junction 18, Middlewich and Holmes Chapel.

A Highways England spokesman said: “The M6 southbound J19 to J18 two lanes have been closed due to a lorry fire.

“Traffic officers and Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service are on their way to the area.”

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