All lane closures on the M6 northbound have been removed and delays are now starting to ease after an earlier acid spillage.
There is slow traffic on the M6 Southbound between J4A M42 and J4 M42 / A446 (Coleshill), congestion on M6 to J7 A34 (Great Barr).
There is very slow traffic due to accident and rolling road block on the M6 Northbound between J12 A5 (Gailey) and J13 A449 (Stafford South).
Traffic has been halted to remove the accident.
Repair work has been completed and the motorway is expected to reopen shortly.
Fire crews confirmed earlier that 1400 litres of sulphuric acid has leakedfrom a lorry located on the hardshoulder on the M6 southbound this morning.
The M6 motorway is expected to be closed throughout the day until at least 5:00pm while damage to road surface is repaired.
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Fire crews confirm that 1400 litres of sulphuric acid has leaked from a lorry located on the hardshoulder on the M6 southbound this morning.
It is believed at this time that the lorry is carrying twenty containers, each holding 1,440 litres of suphuric acid and that one of these containers has split and is leaking out of the lorry onto the roadway.
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Crews are using gas tight suits and are carrying out survey on vehicle. A contamination zone of approximately ten square metres has been put in place.
Fire services are liaising with the National Chemical Emergency Centre and are awaiting information.
One lane is closed due to a broken down vehicle on the M6 Northbound between J12 A5 (Gailey) and J13 A449 (Stafford South).
Lane one (of four lane section) closed.
One lane is blocked and there queueing traffic due to an accident involving a car and lorry on the M6 Northbound between J5 A452 (Castle Bromwich) and J6 A38(M) Spaghetti Junction,
There is congestion on M6 to J4a M42 with travel time estimated at least 45 minutes.
Lanes three (of four) are closed due to accident around halfway between J5 and J6.
The M6 Southbound is blocked due to a broken down coach between J10 (Wolverhampton / Walsall) and J9 (Wednesbury).
There is congestion back to J11 (Cannock). Traffic was stopped at 11:00.
One lane is closed due to a police incident on the M6 Southbound between Junction 11 at A460 / A462 (Cannock) and Junction 10A M54.
Lane one (Of three) is closed.
One lane is closed and there is queueing traffic due to accident on M6 Southbound at J8 M5, congestion to J10 A454 / B4464 (Wolverhampton / Walsall).
Lane three (of three) is closed for recovery
M6 Northbound blocked with stationary traffic. There are long delays due to an overturned vehicle between J15 A500 (Stoke-On-Trent) and J16 A500 (Crewe / Stoke-On-Trent).
Vehicle has overturned in Lane two (of three). Emergency services are at the scene.