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Commuter chaos: further accidents add to delays

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There’s been another accident between J11 AND J10 Southbound on the M6 and drivers are now being asked to use the M6 Toll.

There are delays of at least 30 minutes on this stretch and drivers are being asked to reconsider their use of the M6 this morning.

There are now also further reports of another accident on the M6 Southbound between J7 A34 (Great Barr) and J6 A38(M) Aston Expressway / A5127 Gravelly Hill / A38 Tyburn Road / Slade Road Spaghetti Junction.

M6 Southbound: lane reopens following collision

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Lane three on the southbound side of the M6 has now reopened following earlier delays.

Traffic is expected to be affected throughout the morning as investigations continue in to the cause of a collision which killed two people overnight.

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ROADS: M6 SOUTHBOUND & NORTHBOUND

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There are reports of issues on the M6 both Northbound and Southbound this evening:

  • One lane blocked and slow traffic due to accident on M6 Southbound between J3A M6 Toll and Corley Services.
  • Reports of one lane blocked and slow traffic due to accident on M6 Northbound after J6 A38(M) Aston Expressway / A5127 Gravelly Hill / A38 Tyburn Road / Slade Road Spaghetti Junction.

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Drivers warned to expect heavy delays on M6

The M6 Northbound is closed between Junction 7 and Junction 8. Credit: @PerryBarrFire

Drivers are being warned to expect heavy delays on the roads this morning after a collision on the M6 Northbound and a multi-vehicle pile-up on the M6 Southbound.

No traffic is being allowed through southbound between Junction 2 for Coventry and Junction 1 for Rugby with vehicles being diverted. Congestion is backed up all the way to Nuneaton (A444). It's expected to be closed until 11:00 this morning.

Rescue teams are working to clear the road on the M6. Credit: @PerryBarrFire

On the M6 Northbound, the section between Junction 7 for Perry Barr and Junction 8 remains while crews clear the debris after the collision.

A collision has blocked the M6 Northbound Credit: @PerryBarrFire

ROADS: M6 - NORTHBOUND - WEST MIDLANDS

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There is slow traffic and one lane is closed due to an accident on the M6 Northbound between J7 A34 (Great Barr) and J8 M5.

Police advise motorists to find alternative route

Police are advising motorists to find an alternative route this morning if they were planning to travel on the M6 Southbound in Warwickshire.

This is because of a serious multi-vehicle accident which has closed the southbound carriageway between J2 M69 / A46 (Coventry) and J1 A426 (Rugby / Lutterworth).

There is congestion to J3 A444 / B4113 (Nuneaton / Bedworth / Coventry).

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