Drivers experienced delays following a two-car crash on the northbound M6.
One lane was closed as a result of the accident which happened at junction 31 for the A59 at around 9.30am on Tuesday, November 14.
A spokesman for Highways England said: "Both cars were moved to the hard shoulder by around 9.45am.
"Impact to drivers on the motorway was minimal."
Nobody was reported to have been injured during the incident.