A section of a busy motorway has been closed in both directions following a "serious incident" in Staffordshire, the Highways Agency has said.

The M6 motorway is closed both north and southbound between junction 14 and 15 after the incident.

Northbound traffic is being diverted, leaving at junction 14 and rejoining at junction 15 following the diversion, via the A34 and A500.

The Highways Agency said southbound traffic was also being diverted, leaving at junction 15 and rejoining at junction 14.