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One lane has been closed on the M5 Northbound because of an accident involving a car and a caravan.

Lane one has been closed Credit: Highways England

The closure is between J5 A38 (Droitwich / Wychbold) and J4A M42 and is causing slow traffic.


No, it didn't take a wrong turn - this Land Rover drives on train tracks!

The Land Rover entering the tunnel between Bewdley and Kidderminster Credit: ITV News Central

It's hasn't taken a wrong turn due to a Sat Nav error!

This 1950's Land Rover known as Plimsoll has been specially converted to run on railway lines.

And today it drove up and down the full length of the 16-mile Severn Valley Railway from Bridgnorth in Shropshire to Kidderminster in Worcestershire.

It was part of a special event at the heritage line.

The Land Rover can also run on roads with normal tyres and is pictured about to enter the tunnel between Bewdley and Kidderminster.

Cyclist dies after being found collapsed in Worcestershire

A cyclist has died after being found collapsed on a country road in Worcestershire.

The man was found on a hill on the B4194 Dowles Road, between Bewdley and Buttonoak, just after 10.00am this morning.

On arrival, ambulance staff found three members of the public carrying out CPR on a middle-aged man.

Ambulance staff immediately took over and carried out advanced life support, but sadly, despite all efforts, it was not possible to save him and he was confirmed dead at the scene.

– West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman


Reports of armed robbery at store in Stourport-On-Severn

Credit: Viewer photo

ITV Central has been contacted by a number of people who are reporting a major police presence at a Londis store in Stourport-On-Severn following unconfirmed reports of a suspected armed robbery.

One viewer said: "There has been some sort of incident at Londis, Areley Kings, Stourport on Severn. There are numerous police cars and the area has been taped off. Not sure what has happened but it appears to be quite major"

Another added: "There was an armed robbery an hour ago, we live next door, it's at Londis post office, they forced the side door in and made of in a waiting car"

ITV News Central has contacted West Mercia Police.

Police recover body from river

Sean Begley Credit: West Mercia Police

Police have recovered a man's body from the River Upton on Severn, Worcestershire.

48-year-old Sean Begley was last seen at the Upton Blues Festival, on a bridge near to the camp site, at approximately 2am on Saturday 22 July.

His body was recovered on Tuesday afternoon and officers are now appealing for information.

West Mercia Police say next of kin have been informed and Sean's death is not being treated as suspicious at this time.

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