A DRIVER had a 'lucky escape' after a crash on M5 Junction 6 today.

After the crash that involved a car going into the back of a lorry, Worcestershire operations tweeted that the driver had a "lucky escape" before asking drivers to "Please slow down in poor weather conditions."

There was a total closure on the M5 northbound at junction 6. Traffic officers, police, fire and an ambulance attended. All lanes were reopened at 5am today.