Lane one of three is closed to allow police to help move three cars involved in the crash, which happened at about 11am. Northbound traffic was held for about 15 minutes at 12pm to assist the cars. The crash on the hard shoulder of the northbound carriageway took place between junction 6 for the A38 and Junction 7 for the A34 Great Barr.
The majority of Britain’s motorways are slower than normal today as drivers begin the Bank Holiday weekend getaway.
The M25 has slow traffic across the circular road, with delays anti-clockwise for the Dartford Crossing, anti-clockwise from junction 20 to junction 11, and on the junction 27 exit for the M11.
Drivers heading for Gatwick Airport are facing congestion clockwise between junction 5 for the M26 and Junction 8 for the M23.
While on the M3 traffic is slow where the road merged with the M25 after a crash northbound between junction 3 and junction 2 for the M25.
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