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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Some sunshine during the morning but it will become cloudy in the afternoon with a few spots of rain.
Turning windy Monday morning, whilst thicker cloud will bring the risk of some rain or drizzle.
Part of the bridge wall and footpath in Barrow-upon-Soar in Leicestershire fell onto the tracks last summer.