M6 southbound closed near Rugby after serious collision

Big delays are expected on the M6 this afternoon.
Big delays are expected on the M6 this afternoon.

All three lanes of the M6 southbound are currently closed between junction one for Rugby and junction two for Coventry due to a serious collision.

Long tailbacks and delays are expected as traffic builds this afternoon (Wednesday) and drivers are being advised to find alternative routes.

Speaking to the Advertiser at 2pm, a Warwickshire Police spokesperson said: We were called to the scene about an hour ago to reports of a collision involving three vehicles.It’s thought to be between a lorry, a car and a motorbike.”

They added that the air ambulance were currently in attendance and that “no fatalities have been confirmed at this stage.”

We’ll bring you more updates as we get them.