M6 travel: Motorway shut after HGV crash spills diesel over half a mile of carriageway

The M6 is closed southbound after an overturned HGV spilled 200 litres of diesel on to the carriageway. The road is shut between junctions 32 and 31 due to the accident with the fuel covering half a mile. Traffic control measures are currently being put into place.

Trapped traffic is being allowed to pass the scene but the closure will remain until the spilt diesel is assessed and dealt with.

Scene of the accident on the M6

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