One lane of the M60 has been closed due to a lorry fire.

It has been closed clockwise from Junction 16, near to Kearsley, to Junction 17 at Whitefield, with police and fire teams currently at the scene.

There is queueing traffic due to the incident with one lane closed.

A Transport for Greater Manchester Tweet said: "M60 Clockwise J16 - 1 lane closed.

"This is due to a lorry fire.Expect delays, approach with caution."