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Part of M5 closed after lorry overturns with complex recovery operation under way

Part of the M5 northbound has reopened after a complex recovery operation following a lorry overturned in an overnight crash.

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The M5 in Worcestshire was shut between Junction 6 for Worcester and Junction 5 for Droitwich, for several hours into Wednesday morning.

Barrier repairs have also been taking place but highways bosses reported no significant congestion on approach to the scene of the incident, which happened about midnight.