Shropshire Star

Rural A-road closed after crash - drivers urged to find alternative routes

A rural Shropshire road close to the Powys border has been closed after a crash.


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Police closed the A489 in Lydham, near Bishops Castle, on Monday afternoon following a collision.

A spokesperson from West Mercia Police announced the closure at around 1.15pm stating the road closures were in place at the A489 junction with the A488 and Lydham Heath.

"Please find an alternate route," they added.

According to traffic data, the incident has caused traffic to build up through the village of Lydham.

West Midlands Ambulance and West Mercia Police have been approached for comment.