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Six hurt in 15-vehicle pile-up on M6 near Cannock

M6 near Junction 12 on Google Maps Image copyright Google
Image caption The crash has led to diversions and delays

Six people were hurt in a 15-vehicle crash that closed part of the M6 motorway near Cannock during rush hour.

One northbound lane of the M6 remains closed at Junction 12 after the crash, which happened at about 12:30 GMT.

Six adults were treated at the scene for minor injuries, including one man who was taken to hospital, West Midlands Ambulance Service said.

Delays of about an hour were expected into the evening up to Junction 6, the Highways Agency said.

The man in his 30s was taken by ambulance to Walsall Manor Hospital had suffered suspected rib and chest injuries.

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