The M6 has been closed in both directions in Staffordshire after a lorry crashed through the central reservation.
A police incident has closed the main road into Scotland from England.
George Devlin, 53, of Grampian Gardens, had his sentence deferred after he admitted motoring offences.
Five men and a woman who were travelling along the M6 in a minibus have been arrested on suspicion of assault after a fellow passenger fell on to the carriageway.
This is the moment a lorry driver was spotted using two mobile phones simultaneously while driving on the M6 in Cheshire.