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23 September 2020 12:49

Highways England traffic camera images show a lorry on its side on the motorway following the crash.

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The motorway has been closed between Junction 6 and Junction 7 following the incident. Highways England traffic camera images show a lorry on its side on the motorway following the crash. The lorry is now partially off the road on the northbound side of the carriageway. A spokesman for West Mercia Police added: "The M5 is currently closed both ways between J6 and J7 after a lorry overturned travelling north. There is a fuel spillage and debris in the road.

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