COMMUTERS are experiencing severe delays on the M60 due to a broken down car transporter.

Two lanes are closed on the clockwise carriageway near Junction 17 for Prestwich and Whitefield.

There are major tailbacks of about seven miles, causing delays of more than one hour.

Traffic is also slow where vehicles are trying to join from the M61, M62 and M602.

There is congestion backing up to Junction 10 for the Trafford Centre.

Lanes three and four are closed while the vehicle awaits recovery.