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A448 towards Bromsgrove completely blocked due to accident on A38

Regents Park Road. Credit: Google Street View

The A448 is completely blocked due to an accident involving two vehicles at the A38 in Bromsgrove.

There is stationary traffic near Regents Park Road on the roundabout at the junction with the A38 near to the Bromsgrove Golf Centre.

Traffic is also queueing on the A38 on the approach to the roundabout. Police and Fire service are in attendance.

Queueing traffic on the M6 northbound in Leicestershire

Queueing traffic on the M6 due to recovery works. Credit: Highways England

There is queueing traffic and the entry slip road is closed due to recovery work from an earlier lorry fire on M6 Northbound at M1 J19 / A14 (Catthorpe Interchange) with congestion on M1 to J17 M45 (Dunchurch/coventry).

Traffic is unable to join the northbound M6 from the northbound M1.

As a result of the lorry fire, there has been damage caused to the road surface. The fire has now been extinguished.

Diversion - via M1 J21 then M69 south to rejoin the M6.

Lorry fire closes M6 slip at Catthorpe Interchange

A lorry fire has closed the northbound slip road onto the M6 at the Catthorpe Interchange on the M1.

Highways England has tweeted this dramatic picture of the recovery operation.

It says all the other links at the junction are open, but the closure is expected to cause delays for those heading to and through the Midlands.

Queueing traffic for two miles on the A50 in Staffordshire due to accident

There is queueing traffic for two miles due to multi-vehicle accident on A50 Eastbound around A522 (Uttoxeter / Upper Tean).


Flight disruptions likely at Midlands airports due to Air Traffic Control strike in France

Flights to and from France or flying through French airspace may be revised or cancelled all day due to strike action by air traffic controllers across France.

Passengers have been advised to check the status of their flights. Credit: PA

The French Civil Aviation Authority (DGAC) has mandated the cancellation of a number of flights for all airlines using French airspace.

Passengers at both Birmingham Airport and East Midlands Airport have been advised to check the status of their flight with their airline before travelling.

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