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M5 | Worcestershire | Southbound | Collision | Road Closed Midlands

Severe - The M5 is closed southbound between Junction 7 (south of Worcester centre) and Junction 8 (M50 junction) due to a collision. Lane 3 is closed on the M5 northbound, lane 1 and 2 are running.  A lorry has collided with the central reserve barrier which is now flat to the floor. The lorry has come to rest across all lanes on the southbound carriageway. There is also a diesel spillage. Emergency services, including West Mercia Police are at scene, coordinating clear up and barrier repair. Traffic is diverted to follow the hollow circle symbol - to leave the M5 at J7, head west on the A44, south on the A4440 and then use the A38 and M50 eastbound to return at J8. There are delays on the approach to this incident in both directions, with approx. 3 miles of slow moving traffic on the approach, in both directions. This is adding approx. 15 minutes to normal journey times.  Further incident information is available from Highways England by visiting our www.trafficengland.com website and travel apps, or via our HighwaysWMIDS regional Twitter feed. Our 24/7 Customer Contact Centre is also available to provide up to the minute information on 03001235000.Last updated on: 15/07/2020 17:59 (#2020-07-15 17:59:28)

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