M6 closed in Staffordshire due to collision

Picture courtesy of Highways Agency

The M6 in Staffordshire is closed due to an accident involving two lorries and shed load of paper bales.

It is shut from junction 15 for Stoke-on-Trent to 14 for Stafford North.

One lane is also closed northbound in the roadworks area.

Specialist lifting equipment will be required to clear the lanes before the motorway can reopen.

The A500 D-Road is also closed in both directions at Hanchurch to allow traffic management.

Highways bosses say a diversion is in place. Follow Hollow Triangle symbol - exit M6 at J15 onto the A500 eastbound. At the first roundabout at Hanford take the 3rd exit onto A34 south. Continue on A34 to re-join M6 at J14. 



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