MOTORISTS are being warned of delays on the M62 this morning, Thursday.

An accident has been recorded in the eastbound side.

This occurred between junction seven for Rainhill Stoops and junction eight for Burtonwood.

According to North West Motorway Police, patrols are making their way to the scene of the crash after receiving reports of lanes being blocked.

The force is advising drivers to please avoid the area if you can.