One lane is closed due to an accident on the M6 Southbound between junction 15 for the A500 (Stoke-On-Trent) and junction 14 for the A34 / A5013 / A5013 Creswell Grove (Stafford North).
Two lanes are closed with slow traffic on the M6 Southbound at Warwickshire. It is due to an accident involving a van and three cars between J3A M6 Toll and Corley Services.
Two lanes are closed and there is slow traffic due to an accident involving two lorries on the M6 Southbound between J11 A460 / A462 (Cannock) and J10A M54.
Lane one on the M6 northbound is expected to remain closed for the rest of the week after Sunday afternoon's fatal crash.
One lane is closed and there is slow traffic due to emergency repairs on M6 Northbound between J10 A454 (Walsall / Wolverhampton) and J10A M54.
There is congestion on M6 to J7 A34 (Great Barr) and on M5 to J1 A41 (West Bromwich).
To carry out repair works after 'extensive damage' Highways England have said the hard shoulder between J10 and 10a northbound will remain closed for the next few days.
Barriers and cameras were badly damaged and works were carried out throughout the night to reopen the motorway.
This was a difficult recovery operation as the HGV ended up halfway down the embankment.
All three lanes have just reopened, however due to the nature of the damage, the hard shoulder will remain closed between junctions 10 and 10a northbound for the next couple of days to enable all repairs to be completed.
Drivers should leave slightly longer for their journeys while it is closed as this section of the motorway, near the exit for the M54 motorway, can get very busy. We thank drivers for their patience and understanding.
On Sunday night Highways England worked with Staffordshire police and V festival organisers to ensure those leaving Weston Park were aware of the motorway closure and could either find alternative routes or stay at the ground overnight.
There is slow traffic due to accident on M6 Northbound between J9 A461 (Wednesbury) and J10 A454 (Walsall / Wolverhampton).
There is congestion to J7 A34 (Great Barr).
The accident was cleared shortly before 7am but long delays remain.
The M6 Northbound has reopened between junction 10 for Walsall and Junction 10a for the M54.
Lane one (of four) remains closed following the crash. Lane closure is expected to remain in place throughout the morning peak period.
#M6 northbound J10-J10a has now reopened after the serious collision yesterday and the protracted and complex recovery operation overnight.
The carriageway was closed since Sunday afternoon following a multi-vehicle crash.
Police say one man died in the incident involving a van pulling a trailer, a car, and a HGV.
Organisers of the V Festival in Staffordshire, which is tonight hosting pop's big names including Justin Bieber on his festival debut, have issued warnings about travel delays around the M6 for those heading back down the motorway.
A man has died after a crash on the M6 in Walsall and emergency teams are currently at the scene. The road is expected to be closed well into the night.
Police say a car and van involved in the crash have now been recovered.
1/3 Campers if you can stay on site tonight please do so the M6 is closed overnight due to a collision causing severe delays on all routes.
2/3 Day visitors, there will be long delays leaving site on all routes due to M6 closure. Be patient we are all working together to help you
West Midlands Police and the Central Motorway Police Group are currently at the scene of a multi-vehicle crash on the M6 in Walsall, in which one man has died. Officers from both groups have been posting updates on the investigation's latest. They say:
- Experts are currently at the scene of the M6 fatal crash planning the removal of the HGV
- They say the recovery of an HGV down the embankment of the M6 crash site will take around two hours
- The M6 J10 and J10A will not need to be resurfaced following fuel leaks from today's fatal crash
- Call 101 if you have any information about the crash
Motorway police are investigating the cause of a fatal crash on the M6 earlier this afternoon.Read the full story ›