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There is slow traffic on the A38 Southbound which is closed between A513 (Alrewas / Tamworth Turn Off) and A5127 (Streethay).

The carriageway was damaged as a result of an earlier accident which occurred in the early hours of the morning.

A fuel spillage is now in the process of being treated.


Man dead after motorbike crash in Birmingham

Man dead after motorbike crash Credit: PA

A 44-year-old man from Handsworth has died after a motorbike crash this morning (14 May).

He was found with a Kawasaki motorbike just before 6am on the A38 St Chads Queensway just outside the Thistle Hotel on Whittall Street in Birmingham.

His family have been informed and a post-mortem is due to take place.

West Midlands Police are appealing for witnesses.


Car flipped on its roof in serious motorway crash

Two vehicle crash on the A38. Credit: West Midlands Ambulance Service

A two-vehicle crash was reported at the A38 going into Birmingham at J3 at 6.05am this morning.

No serious injuries were reported. One person taken to Heartlands Hospital with back pain. Three other people discharged on scene. An ambulance and a paramedic area support officer attended the scene.

Police investigate after man dies in fatal A38 collision

The collision happened on the A38 near Burton-on-Trent at around 1.40pm this afternoon. Credit: PA

Police are investigating the circumstances which lead to a male pedestrian being involved in a fatal collision with a car near Burton-on-Trent earlier today.

The collision happened on the A38 near Burton-on-Trent at around 1.40pm this afternoon.

Emergency services attended the location in Branston near to the Gate Inn pub, the collision was on the southbound carriageway. Sadly the man involved sustained serious injuries and died at the scene.

Specialist collision investigators have conducted a detailed forensic investigation at the scene and recovered the car involved. The two occupants of the car have been taken to hospital with minor injuries.

The road is currently closed but is expected to fully reopen around 7pm once police have finished their investigation.

A38 in Birmingham blocked after crash

The A38 Corporation Street outbound carriageway in Birmingham is blocked after a crash at A38 St Chads Queensway / B4114 New Town Row / B4114 James Watt Queensway (Lancaster Circus).

There is congestion on the A38 Suffolk Street Queensway to B4127 Holloway Head / Smallbrook Queensway.

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