A three car collision triggered a lane closure and delays at about 4.30pm today.
The smash happened on the M62 Eastbound at Junction 22.
A spokesman said: "The #M62 eastbound is BLOCKED within J22 due to a collision involving 3 cars. Our Traffic Officers are working to clear vehicles from the carriageway. There are delays of 25 minutes on approach."
Although the incident has now cleared as of 5.40pm, motorists have been warned to expect some residual tailbacks.