The M6 southbound carriageway has reopened after a major crash, which saw a motorcyclist trapped underneath a car.
The crash happened between J6 (Spaghetti Junction) and J5 (Castle Bromwich) at around 7am this morning. There is congestion back to J9 (Wednesbury).
Commuters have been warned to expect major delays after a crash on the M6 left a motorcyclist trapped underneath a car.Read the full story ›
The M6 Southbound is blocked between J6 A38(M) Aston Expressway Spaghetti Junction and J5 A452 (Castle Bromwich) because of a crash between a car and a motorcycle. It happened at around 7am this morning.
There is congestion back to J7 A34 (Great Barr).
Traffic has been stopped to allow an air ambulance to land.
Apologies: We're about to land an air ambulance on the M6 Jct 6 - 5 after a motorcyclist was injured in a crash with a car - traffic stopped
The funeral of two young brothers who died in a car crash on Christmas Day has been held in Buckinghamshire.
Adnan Habib, 10, and Arsalaan, four, were killed when the car they were in crashed on the M6 near Stoke-on-Trent.
They died alongside their aunt, Bushra Tazarib.
More than 2,000 people attended the funeral for the brothers at a mosque in High Wycombe.
Hundreds spilled out into the street from the packed mosque and said funeral prayers in pouring rain.
A private burial is taking place for the two boys.
Their aunt's body is to be transported to Pakistan, police said.
The boys' mother and their sister were both injured in the crash but have since been discharged from hospital.The family had been travelling to a wedding in Greater Manchester.
The funeral of two young brothers who died in a car crash on the M6 on Christmas Day will take place later today.
Adnan Habib, 10, and Arsalaan, four, were killed when the red Ford Focus they were travelling in crashed close to Junction 15, near Stoke-on-Trent.
The boys died alongside their 32-year-old aunt, Bushra Tazarib. Ms Tazarib's body is set to be transported to Pakistan for burial.
All three will first lie in rest at the Castlefield Centre in High Wycombe, where their family and friends will pay their respects.
They will then be taken to the mosque for prayers, before the bodies of the boys are taken to the cemetery for a private family funeral at around 2:00pm.
The family have asked privacy.
An inquest into the deaths of two children who died in a car crash on Christmas Day has been opened and adjourned.
A coroner recorded that Adnan Habib and Mohammed Arsalaan Habib suffered extensive head injuries.
The two boys and their aunt died after the car they were in crashed on the M6 in Staffordshire.
The boys' funerals are due to take place in High Wycombe on Saturday.
Their aunt's body will be buried in Pakistan.
A man has been taken to hospital after the van he was driving ended up on its roof on the M6 in Staffordshire this morning.
It happened at the same place as the accident on Christmas Day which left two brothers and their auntie dead.
Tributes have been paid to the two young brothers and their aunt who were killed on Christmas Day in a crash on the M6 motorway.Read the full story ›
The family of brothers Bushra Tazarib, who was killed in a car crash on the M6 on Christmas Day have paid tribute to her:
Bushra had been part of the family by marriage for almost 14 years, and was a vital person. Always helping and supporting every member at all times, regardless of difficulty and joy. Bushra was so loving of all children, even though she was not blessed of any of her own.
We thank everyone for their kind words of support, and we would like everyone to remember them in your prayers.
The family of brothers Adnan Habib, 10, and Mohammed Arsalaan, 4, who were killed in a car crash on the M6 on Christmas Day have paid tribute to them
Christmas day began with all the joy all over the UK. We, as the rest of the nation, had the build-up to the Christmas holidays, attending school plays and preparing for a family wedding.
The joy turned into tragedy in a split second, when we lost our boys moments apart and our beloved auntie.
Adnan and Arsalaan were our family’s precious jewels, spreading joy wherever they went. They were happy and joyous boys who were a central part of the family, always smiling and bringing smiles to everyone they met.