M6 southbound closed after man dies following incident

West Midlands Police say it was the biggest investigation of its kind in the force's history

A man has died after an incident on the M6 near Coventry.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the M6 Southbound between junctions 3 and 2 at 4.58am on Thursday (28 September).

A paramedic officer and the critical care car from the Air Ambulance Service attended the scene.

The M6 southbound is closed between Junction 4A, the M42 link, and junction 2 for the M69, and National Highways is telling drivers to expect delays of two hours above usual journey times. There is approximately 10 miles of congestion on approach.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman says: “On arrival, crews found a male patient.

“Sadly, it quickly became clear that, due to his injuries, nothing could be done to save him and he was confirmed dead at the scene.”

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