Live updates as lorry overturns near M5 in West Bromwich

A lorry has overturned – sparking delays for people leaving the M5 in West Bromwich. Emergency services – including police and medics – are currently dealing with the incident, which happened on A41 The Expressway this morning (Thursday, August 27). Paramedics are currently treating the HGV driver.

Details of injuries are currently unknown. The Expressway has been closed to motorists heading from Junction 1 of the M5. There is also slow traffic on the approach to the motorway island.

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Play now Highways England tweeted: “Please be aware Central Motorway Policing Group are currently dealing with an incident just off the J1 roundabout. “This may cause congestion on the exit slip road northbound at J1 so please approach with caution and plan alternative routes if possible.”

More updates to follow.

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