* Correction* Junction 18 - 17 Southbound of M6 closed following collision Date published: 9th March 2017 3.39pm

Shortly after 2:30pm police were notified of a three vehicle collision on the M6, southbound at Junction 17.

Emergency services are in attendance.

One of the drivers is believed to have sustained serious injuries and has been taken to North Staffordshire Hospital.

Junction 18 to 17 southbound has been closed and drivers are being advised to avoid the area.