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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

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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