M54 lorry fire causes extra delays in roadworks

Telford | News | Published:

A lorry fire caused further delays in roadworks on the M54 in Shropshire during the morning rush hour.

Fire crews were called to the M54 eastbound between Junction 7, Wellington and Junction 6 Wrekin Retail Park after the rear near side wheel of a LGV caught fire.

An fire crew from Wellington and two crews from Telford were called out at 8.20am, to the vehicle which blocked one lane.

Drivers faced additional delays of ten minutes until the lane was cleared by motorway police.

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