Major road closed after multi-vehicle crash

The A49 in Bayston Hill, Shropshire, is closed due to an investigation into a multi-vehicle crash just north of Cockpitt Cottage this morning.

Hereford Road is closed between the A5112 / A5 (Dobbies Island) and B4371 Sandford Avenue.

Hereford Road is closed between the A5 junction and Sandford Avenue
Hereford Road is closed between the A5 junction and Sandford Avenue Credit: ITV News Central

Diversions are in place. Northbound traffic is being taken along the B4371 at Church Stretton east to Much Wenlock. At the A458, take the A458 north to A5.

Southbound traffic is diverted from Hollow Circle. At the A5/A49 junction, take the A458 south to Morville. At B4368 head west to A49 at Craven Arms.

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One person dies in multi-vehicle crash in Shropshire

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