A road traffic collision between M6 southbound between J38 and J37 is causing a backlog of traffic.

Lanes one and two are now opening, however movement is still slow.

Previously, the motorway was closed.

Police were called at 8:23 today. The collision involved a HGV and a Renault grand scenic.

The driver of the scenic is a man in his 30s from Whitehaven.

No serious injuries have been reported.