The M6 northbound is closed in both directions between junctions J14 and J15, due to a serious accident, the Highways Agency have said.
Northbound traffic is being diverted leaving at J14 and rejoining J15 following the 'Hollow Triangle' symbol signed diversion, via the A34 and A500.
The road expected to re-open from 5:30 pm.
Tributes have been paid to the two young brothers and their aunt who were killed on Christmas Day in a crash on the M6 motorway.
A motorway has reopened after an accident in which two young children and a woman were killed.