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Road all clear on the A5 just outside of Shrewsbury after multi-vehicle collision

Motorists were hit by rush hour delays after a four-vehicle crash on the outskirts of Shrewsbury.

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West Mercia Police

West Mercia Police were called to reports of a multi-vehicle collision at around 8am on Thursday on the A5, just off the Preston roundabout.

A spokesperson for West Mercia Police said: "At approximately 8.05am this morning we received a report [of a] four vehicle collision on the eastbound carriageway of the A5 trunk just beyond Preston roundabout.

"Appears only one minor injury. Recovery has been arranged for all four vehicles involved."

Traffic was backed up with delays of around eight minutes for commuters on the A5 eastbound.

Police confirmed that by 9.55am the road had been cleared.