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Travel Update: M6 closure until mid-morning with diversion in place

The M6 Southbound in Warwickshire is likely to be closed until mid-morning following a serious accident involving a lorry and a van earlier between Junctions 1 and 2.

There is congestion back to Corley Services between Junctions 3 and 4 and travel time is an estimated 45 minutes.

The following diversion is in place:

  • Drivers are advised to leave the M6 at Junction 2 and and join the M69 following the hollow triangle symbol.
  • Head northbound to Junction 1 and then take the A5 southbound towards Churchover
  • At the junction with the A426 head southbound and and re-join the M6 at Junction 1.


Image released of man police want to speak to

24-year-old William Peter Hall is from Rugby Credit: Warwickshire Police

Warwickshire Police have released an image of a man they would like to speak to in relation to an alleged incident of grievous bodily harm.

William Peter Hall is from Rugby and police are looking to speak to the 24-year-old in relation to an alleged incident of wounding with intent to do grievous bodily harm.

The incident occurred on Sunday 6 December 2015 at 4.43pm at an address in Deerings Road, Rugby.

Anyone who may have information on the 24-year-old is asked to call Warwickshire Police on 101, quoting incident 265 of 6 December 2015.

Alternatively, if you do not feel comfortable speaking directly to the police then you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at

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