Mattress blocks M62 in rush hour

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Drivers on the M62 near Prescot were held up after a mattress fell off a lorry on to the inside lane.

Police were called at around 7.50am on Friday after reports drivers were having to swerve to avoid the obstruction.

Officers attended the scene but handed operational responsibility to the North West Motorway Police.

The incident took place between the Prescot and Huyton junctions on the Liverpool-bound M62.