A COLLISION between a lorry and a car has closed of the M5 southbound between junctions six and seven.
The first incident has seen the car leave the road on the nearside of the carriageway.
Traffic is currently being held at junction six with four and a half miles of queuing being reported
Recovery of the vehicles is ongoing and Highways West Midlands has stated it hopes to open the carriageway as soon as possible.
UPDATE: A second collision has now been reported
2x RTC's M5 near to junction 6 southbound, motorway is blocked from junction 6-7. If you're not on already on, please use an alternative route. @WMerciaPolice1 @highwaysagency pic.twitter.com/eWJfivY2eR
— West Mercia Operations & Communications Centre (@WestMerciaOCC) January 11, 2023