Crash closes A5 on approach to Shrewsbury

Officers are currently attending the scene of a road traffic collision in Shrewsbury.

The A5 at Upton Magna, on the approach to Shrewsbury. Photo: Google
The A5 at Upton Magna, on the approach to Shrewsbury. Photo: Google

West Mercia Police said officers had closed the road at around 5.50pm due to a road traffic collision westbound of the A5, Upton Magna, Shrewsbury.

West Midlands Ambulance Service are also in attendance.

There have been reports of delays and fire engines have been seen going past.

West Mercia Police had advised people to use an alternative route before confirming the road had been reopened by 6.20pm.

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