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M6 blocked after evening crash - damaged cars left stranded in outside lane

The M6 was blocked on Tuesday evening after a crash on the northbound carriageway.

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Damaged cars in the outside lane of the M6. Photo: National Highways

Traffic was stopped after a collision between junctions 12 and 13, which was first reported by National Highways shortly after 7pm.

A photo showed two damaged cars in lane four of four.

Writing on social media, a National Highways spokesperson said the Central Motorway Police Group were also in attendance, and promised updates as soon as they got them.

Shortly after 8pm, the agency reported that two lanes had been reopened, with all lanes open again by around 10.30pm.

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