THERE is traffic congestion on the M56 up to Runcorn this evening due to a broken down vehicle.

One lane has been closed and there is heavy traffic due to a broken down vehicle on the M56 Eastbound from Junction 14 A5117 at Hapsford to Junction 12 A557 at Runcorn.

Lane one of three has been closed due to the incident.

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service has been called to the incident.