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ROADS: A38 BOTH DIRECTIONS - BURTON UPON TRENT - STAFFORDSHIRE

The A38 Northbound is closed at A5121 Wellington Road due to an accident. Credit: PA

The A38 Northbound is closed at A5121 Wellington Road due to an accident and recovery work. There's congestion to the B5016 Barton-under-Needwood / Walton-on-trent Turn Off.

Southbound, the A38 is closed between Wellington Road and Derby Road, with congestion to the A5132 Carriers Road Willington / Eggington Turn Off.

Company release statement after carbon monoxide incident

The site in Burton Credit: ITV News Central

Transport company Kuehne + Nagel has released a statement following an incident at their site in Burton which saw six people hospitalised with suspected carbon monoxide poisoning.

  • Read their statement below.

“Kuehne + Nagel can confirm that an incident occurred at our Draycott in the Clay site involving a suspected carbon monoxide leak. Emergency services were called when a couple of people in one area of the site became unwell. A number of people were given oxygen at the site and six were taken to hospital as a precautionary measure. They are not in immediate danger.

A National Grid engineer attended site and isolated the gas supply to the building.

A thorough investigation is underway and until then we are unable to provide further details.”

– Natalie Henderson, Kuehne + Nagel
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