A5 collision leaves road closed

June 14, 2015

A COLLISON on the A5 between the junctions of Marlborough Way and Pennine Way has left the road closed.

The collision has occurred on the Eastbound carriageway, heading from Ventura towards J10 of the M42.

Both carriageways however are currently closed – as of 1734hrs, leaving motorists stranded.

Emergency services including an Air Ambulance from Warwickshire and Northamptonshire is currenlty in attendance.

We advise motorists to remain in their vehicles so that they can move off or be turned around, when directed by emergency services quickly.  We also wish all involved a speedy recovery.

If you are stuck in the tailbacks, DO NOT turn around in the traffic without being directed to do so as this could cause further issues. 

Emergency services will work to release you as soon  as possible… be patient!

A5 tailback Tamworth

A readers view of the tailback.

More to follow…