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M6 drivers caught in delays after lorry blaze

By Ian Harvey | Walsall | Transport | Published:

Drivers travelling through the Black Country were facing long delays tonight after a truck fire on the M6.

The blazing lorry

The northbound carriageway between J10 and J10a at Walsall has been closed since after 6pm this evening.

Emergency services were on scene dealing with the incident.

Twitter user @azadaliCCM posted this video:

Meanwhile, on the same stretch of motorway travelling southbound, drivers faced long delays early this evening after a crash.

The Central Motorway Police Group and West Midlands Fire Service were in attendance at both incidents.

A spokesperson for Highways England said: "M6 northbound is closed between J10 and J10A due to a truck fire. Emergency services are on scene."

Ian Harvey

By Ian Harvey
@IanHarvey_Star

Shropshire Star Internet Editor based at the head office in Ketley, Telford

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