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Travel update: Major delays on M6

The main carriageway is closed Northbound and there is heavy traffic due to fuel spillage at J6 A38(M) Aston Expressway / A5127 Gravelly Hill / A38 Tyburn Road / Slade Road Spaghetti Junction, congestion on M6 to J5 A452 (Castle Bromwich).

There are also delays on the Southbound carriageway between J3 A444 / B4113 (Nuneaton / Bedworth / Coventry).

Man 'extremely fortunate' to survive after car flips over

The car was completely destroyed Credit: West Midlands Ambulance Service

Ambulances crews say a driver was 'extremely fortunate' not to have been seriously injured after his car flipped over.

West Midlands Ambulance Service received five 999 calls to the scene between the two slip roads on the southbound M6 at junction 7 on Tuesday afternoon.

The man driving managed to get out himself was taken by ambulance to hospital as a precaution after being checked by a paramedic.

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Travel update: M6 closed after lorry fire

Fire crews are currently tackling a lorry fire on the M6. The Northbound carriageway is closed between Junction 16 for Stoke-on-Trent and Junction 17 for Crewe.

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