Motorists suffered delays on the M6 motorway at junction 31 following an accident on each side of the carriageway.
Both accidents happened at around 5pm on Monday.
A car flipped onto its roof in lane four of the northbound carriageway and on the southbound carriageway a car crashed into the central reservation.
There were no injuries.
By 5.30pm the southbound carriageway was fully re-opened but lane four of the southbound remained closed.