UPDATE 4.30pm: All lanes are now open. There is congestion down to J8 of the M50.

ONE lane of the M5 near Worcester remains closed after a multi-vehicle crash.

The accident  between Junctions 7 and 6 affected lanes affected the northbound carriageway just after 2pm.

Lane one re-opened at 2.40pm while lane two was cleared by 3pm.

The southbound entry slip road at Junction 7 remains closed.