Drivers are facing long delays on the M6 southbound between junction 43 and junction 44, due to a fuel spillage.
The lorry had overturned earlier, causing its fuel tank to rupture.
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A look ahead at the weekend forecast for the Border region.
A number of new and ongoing road improvements are planned for Monday 24 July to Sunday 30 July across the region.
A driver whose illegal over-taking led to him crashing his car head-on into another car, has been jailed today for two-and-a-half years.