Chief Inspector Adrian Knight from Warwickshire Police describes exactly what happened on the M6 today.
The M6 southbound is now open but fire crews are still working on the closed northbound carriage of the motorway, between Junction 3 and 4.
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It will be dry this evening and tonight with clear spells and light winds.
Dry with clear spells and light winds overnight, so becoming chilly once again with a rural grass frost possible.
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