Two lanes blocked on M6 due to overturned car in Staffordshire

A car has overturned in a collision on the M6 motorway in Staffordshire this evening - Monday June 29. Two lanes are closed and there is heavy traffic due to an overturned car on the southbound carriageway between J15 A500 D Road (Stoke-On-Trent) and J14 A34 (Stafford North). Lanes one and two (of three) are closed- according to traffic data company Inrix.

The contraflow was briefly closed while firefighters 'corrected' the overturned vehicle but has now reopened. A Highways England spokesman said:  "Lane 1 & 2 closed M6 southbound J15 Stoke to J14 Stafford North due to a collision - HGV/Car.  "Traffic Officers en route & Free Recovery."

The collision was first reported at around 4.45pm.

This is separate to the accident involving a lorry and a van on the northbound carriageway in Cheshire.

We will bring you more information on this closure as we get it.

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