The traffic on Hollins Lane in Warrington is due to an earlier accident before queues and delays.
Earlier that evening, the road was closed in both directions, but since then, all lanes have been reopened.
The collision involved a motorcycle and a car.
Traffic currently ranks in both directions from Alder Root Lane to Watery Lane.
A Cheshire police spokesman said, "RTC on Alder Root Lane in Winwick at 17:02 between a car and a motorcycle.
"The road is closed between Hollins Lane at the intersection of Watery Lane. Ambulances are present."
Traffic monitoring site Inrix said, "Hollins Lane locked in both directions, traffic in the queue due to an accident, a car and a motorcycle from Alder Root Lane to Watery Lane involved.
"Not far from Hollins Park Hospital."
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