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Serious crash closes M6

The M6 Southbound has been closed following the incident. Photo: Daveyon Mayne

The M6 was closed in both directions this morning after a serious incident including five vehicles.

An air ambulance landed on the motorway and at the scene of the crash between Junction 5 and 6 on the southbound carriageway..

There still are delays of around an hour after Highways England re-opened one lane.

Highways England tweeted:

The crash, which involved a lorry, three cars and a van, happened between J6 near the Aston Expressway and J5 near Castle Bromwich.

Drivers caught up in the standstill have been tweeting their photos:

Lanes in both directions were at a standstill. Credit: Alex Doherty
The M6 Northbound has now been re-opened. Credit: Nathan Poole