All lanes have now re-opened following an earlier accident on the M6, say police.
One lane was closed on the exit slip road of the M6 Southbound at junction 31 following a car smash.
Police and ambulance services were called to the one-vehicle incident at around 5.30am on 20 January.
Nobody is thought to have been seriously injured.
Normal traffic conditions resumed by 7.15, say Highways England.