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ROADS: A446 LICHFIELD ROAD - NORTHBOUND - CURDWORTH - WARWICKSHIRE

The A446 Lichfield Road Northbound remains closed due to emergency repairs between Faraday Avenue and M42 J9 / M6 Toll JT1 (Curdworth / Coleshill).

The road has been closed since around 5am yesterday (12th September) following an accident involving a lorry.

Highways contractors are using specialist equipment to clear the road.

ROADS: A446 LICHFIELD ROAD - NORTHBOUND - CURDWORTH - WARWICKSHIRE

The A446 Lichfield Road Northbound has been closed, causing heavy traffic this morning.

There was a large fuel spillage after an accident involving a lorry between Faraday Avenue and M42 J9 / M6 Toll J1T (Curdworth / Coleshill).

The road has been closed since around 05:00am.

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Paramedics called after thirteen men found in lorry

Thirteen men were found in the back of a lorry Credit: PA

Thirteen men have been found in the back of a lorry after paramedics were called to Mangrove Service Station in Rugby.

All of the men were treated by ambulance staff, three of whom required hospital treatment, after they were found in the back of the insulated lorry.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to just before 2.30pm today (8 September), a spokesman said:

Crews arrived to discover 13 patients who had been travelling on the back of a lorry.

All of the patients were male, with three of them receiving treatment at the scene for signs of heat exhaustion before they were transferred to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire on land ambulances.

None of the injuries are thought to be serious.

The remaining ten patients were all assessed and discharged at the scene.

– West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman
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