Updates: Delays on M6 near Stoke-on-Trent following collision

A collision is causing delays on the M6 motorway near Stoke-on-Trent this afternoon. Inrix, the traffic data company, reports two lanes are shut due to the accident on the northbound carriageway from J15 A500 D Road (Stoke-On-Trent) to J16 A500 (Stoke-On-Trent / Crewe). Highways England currently report delays of 30 minutes against expected travel times.

Inrix first reported traffic was being held at around 3.20pm today. A Highways England spokesman said:  “Traffic has now been released #M6 northbound – lane 1 (of 3) is now running. Other lanes are closed for carriageway inspection.

“Thank you for your patience if you have been affected by this incident today. Take care on approach of scene and have a safe onward journey.” The carriageway was closed in both directions but the southbound carriageway has now reopened fully.

We have no further details on the number or type of vehicles involved in the accident at this stage – although Highways England reports multiple vehicles are involved.

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