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Severe accident: M6 West Midlands southbound

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M6 West Midlands southbound severe accident, at J8 for M5.

M6 West Midlands - Queues for four miles on M6 southbound at J8 M5, because of an earlier accident on the exit slip road. Travel time is around 10 minutes.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M5 West Midlands northbound

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M5 West Midlands northbound severe disruption, between J3 for A456 Quinton Expressway Halesowen and J2 for A4123 Wolverhampton Road Oldbury.

M5 West Midlands - M5 closed and queues northbound between J3, A456 (Halesowen) and J2, A4123 (Oldbury), because of a police investigation. Congestion to J1 (West Bromwich / Birmingham) southbound and back to Frankley Services northbound. Traffic is building up on the A456 Manor Way as well as the A4123 Wolverhampton Road as traffic diverts.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time