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Thousands of canisters found after M6 crash near Corley

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image captionWarwickshire Police said the smell of cannabis prompted officers to search a car, while canisters were also later found at a storage unit

Thousands of canisters of nitrous oxide have been uncovered by police responding to a crash on the M6.

The collision involved two vehicles near Corley Services in Warwickshire on Tuesday afternoon.

Police said the smell of cannabis prompted officers to search a car. Inside they found 6,000 canisters, cannabis and other paraphernalia.

A 24-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of possession of drugs with intent to supply.

A further warrant carried out at a Birmingham storage unit revealed 15,000 canisters of nitrous oxide.

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