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M42 motorway closed after multiple car and lorry crash

A serious crash involving three lorries and three cars forced the closure of the M42 motorway.

The crash happened at about 08:00 GMT southbound between junctions 11, for Measham, and 10, for Tamworth/Nuneaton, the Highways Agency said.

The motorway was closed southbound for almost four hours and remained partially closed until about 14:00.

One lorry driver had to cut free from his cab before being taken to University Hospitals Coventry.

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