Location : The M42 southbound between junctions J5 and J4 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Road traffic collision. Status : Currently Active. Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 13:00 and 13:15 on 23 July 2021. Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 13:00 and 13:15 on 23 July 2021.