Telford M54 exit road closed after two-car crash

By Deborah Hardiman | Telford | Transport | Published: | Last Updated:

Emergency crews rushed to a Telford motorway junction after two cars were involved in a crash.

M54 sign

The collision happened at the M54 eastbound exit slip road at junction 5 resulting in the closure of the slip road.

The Highways Agency said one person suffered minor injuries as a result of the incident which happened about 7.50am.

It tweeted: "Total closure on the #M54 J5 #Forge eastbound exit slip due to an accident."

In a separate incident firefighters attended a car fire on the westbound carriageway between junctions 5 and 6 at Telford following reports of a crash shortly before 1.20pm.

Three crews from Telford Central and Wellington along with an operations officer used breathing gear and water to put out the flames.

Deborah Hardiman

By Deborah Hardiman

Senior reporter for the Shropshire Star based out of the head office in Ketley. Covering the Telford area.

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