Tractor fire closes part of A5 in Shrewsbury - with video

By Nick Humphreys | Shrewsbury | News | Published:

Part of the A5 in Shrewsbury was closed this morning after a tractor fire.

The tractor, which was towing a trailer, was blocking one lane close to Dobbies Island. A small section of the road is closed between the Hanwood roundabout towards Meole Brace. Police and a recovery vehicle were in attendance.

Tractor fire closes A5

LPPT North tweeted: "Assisting @ShrewsburyCops and @OPUShropshire A5 from Hanwood roundabout towards Meole Brace is currently closed due to a lorry fire. Please use an alternative route for the time being. #police #shrewsbury."

Nick Humphreys

By Nick Humphreys
Senior Reporter

Senior reporter for the Shropshire Star focusing on Shrewsbury.

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