Two lanes are closed due to a broken down lorry on the M6 Southbound between J10A M54 and J10 A454 / B4464 (Wolverhampton / Walsall) in Staffordshire.
There is congestion back to J11 (Cannock).
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There is very slow traffic due to an accident on the M6 Southbound between J15 A500 (Stoke-On-Trent) and J14 A34 / A5013 / A5013 Creswell Grove (Stafford North).
The vehicles involved in the collision have been moved to the hard shoulder and all lanes have been re-opened.
Firefighters continue to tackle a blaze on Redhills Road, in Milton, Stoke-on-Trent, which three fire engines first attended yesterday afternoon.
Staffordshire Fire service stated that the fire was burning 20 tonnes of plastic bales which produced "large plumes of smoke".
The force now ask for local residents in the surrounding area to keep windows and doors closed as a "precaution".
Ongoing fire at Redhills Road, Milton Stoke-O-T, local residents & surrounding areas keep windows and doors closed as a precaution
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