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Animals on M56 spate continues with donkey

Traffic officers have been dispatched to the scene

A disoriented donkey is reported to have strayed a bit too close to the M56 as rush hour looms this evening (November 16).

The animal was spotted by a member of the public on the embankment near eastbound junction 14 at Hapsford.

North West Motorway Police tweeted that Highways England officers are en route to investigate.

There have been several unusual commuters spotted on the busy stretch of motorway in recent weeks, from swans to a panicked pooch.

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