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One man has died after the M6 crash in Walsall

West Midlands Police have confirmed a man has died after the M6 motorway crash in Walsall earlier this afternoon.

The road is expected to be closed for approximately 10 hours.

Emergency services are still at the scene and are carrying out recovery works in the area.

M6 Northbound is closed with queueing traffic. There are long delays due to multi-vehicle accident and accident investigation work between J10 A454 / B4464 (Wolverhampton / Walsall) and J10A M54, congestion on M6 to J8 M5 and on M6 to J7 A34 (Great Barr).

The trapped traffic is was released past the scene in lane four (of four).

Diversion are in place: Hollow Black Circle Symbol - from M6 J10, via the A454, A4150, and A449 to the M54 J2. Then take the A5 to J12 of the M6.

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M6 traffic at a standstill after multi-vehicle crash

Traffic remains at a standstill after the earlier crash on the M6 motorway in Walsall.

Commuters have said on social media some of them have been stuck in the queues for more than two hours now:

M6 northbound closed in West Midlands after multi-vehicle accident

Credit: Highways England

There is queueing traffic, long delays and road closure due to multi-vehicle accident on M6 Northbound between J10 A454 / B4464 (Wolverhampton / Walsall) and J10A M54, congestion on M6 to J8 M5.

The accident happened just after J10 North at around 15.00. Emergency services are at the scene.

  • Diversion - Hollow Black Circle Symbol - from M6 J10, via the A454, A4150, and A449 to the M54 J2. Then take the A5 to J12 of the M6.

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