Six people have died in a six-vehicle crash in an underpass in the early hours of this morning (17 December).
Emergency services were called just after 1am to the Lee Bank Middleway underpass at the junction with the A38 Bristol Road near Edgbaston in Birmingham.
The West Midlands Fire Service sent 40 fire crews to the underpass.
And the West Midlands Ambulance Service sent five ambulances, three paramedic officers, a Hazardous Area Response Team, a trauma doctor and the Air Ambulance to the scene.
They said all the dead came from two of the six cars. Three others are also in hospital with serious injuries.
West Midlands Police said the road was likely to stay closed all day while they investigate the cause of the crash. They said they believe the road was gritted on Saturday evening.