Queues of traffic on M54 after bags of concrete spill onto carriageway

Dozens of cars queued on the M54 near Tong this morning due to bags of concrete on the road.

The M54 junction three eastbound entry slip was closed at around 7am this morning due to debris on the slip road.

Highways England said the debris was bags of concrete that had fallen from a vehicle.

Three Highways England traffic officers were on the scene clearing away the debris so cars could pass through.

Dozens of cars were held up as a result, and the traffic went back to junction four.

At 7.45am, Highways England said: "Update: Traffic has been released on the #M54 J3 #TongVillage eastbound sorry for the inconvenience."

An hour later fire crews attended a two-car crash on the M54.

The crash happened again at junction at around 8.50am.

A team from Telford Central fire station was sent to the scene, and they used small gear to make the cars safe.

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