Man dies in serious incident on M6 between Bedworth and Coventry

Closure could be in place for several hours
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A man has died following a serious incident on the M6 near Coventry this morning.

Motorists are being warned to avoid the area, which could be closed for several hours.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called at 4.58am to the M6 Southbound between junctions 3 and 2 and sent a paramedic officer and the Critical Care Car from The Air Ambulance Service to the scene.

Long delays after motorway incident.Long delays after motorway incident.
Long delays after motorway incident.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman says: “On arrival, crews found a male patient.

“Sadly, it quickly became clear that, due to his injuries, nothing could be done to save him and he was confirmed dead at the scene.”

Police are still at the scene of the incident.

A spokesman said for Warwickshire Police: "We currently have officers at the scene of the M6 investigating as part of an ongoing incident.

"The road is closed southbound from J3 (Coventry) to J2 (M69) and these closures are likely to remain in place for several hours.

"Please try to avoid the area and seek alternative routes where possible.”

Details of diversion routes and more traffic information can be found at

We will bring you more details as they come in.