M6 closed after chemical tanker explodes


The M6 has been closed between junctions 2 and 4 in Warwickshire after chemical fire

A tanker vehicle carrying what is believed to be hydrochloride has exploded following a crash on the M6 in Warwickshire this afternoon. Ambulance services are treating at least ten people with breathing difficulties and many more motorists have been evacuated from the area. A police spokeswoman has said: \"Due to the motorway being closed there is a massive tailback of traffic and we are currently advising people to stay away from the area.\"

For more on this story, see the BBC website here.

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