Motorists Trapped For Hours After Reports Of Body on M42

16 November 2017, 06:21

Police

Drivers were stuck on the motorway near Staffordshire for almost 12 hours overnight after reports of a body found on the road.

Warwickshire Police tweeted to say there had been reports at around 5.30pm on Wednesday night. The road was immediately closed between junction 10 for Tamworth and 9 for Curdworth.

Several people took to Twitter saying they were still at a standstill in the early hours of Thursday morning. 

Northbound reopened at around 4.00am with southbound opening again a couple of hours later.