20th Apr, 2021

TRAVEL ALERT - Snow and crash brings delays on the M5 between Droitwich and Bromsgrove

Tristan Harris 28th Dec, 2020 Updated: 28th Dec, 2020

THERE are currently delays on the M5 between Droitwich and Bromsgrove after a crash earlier in the snow.

Three lanes were closed earlier by Highways England while the

The waits are currently around 45 minutes on the approach to the M5 between Junction 5 and 4a.

Average speeds on approach are currently 20mph.

Drivers are being urged to only make their journey if it is absolutely necessary and to plan ahead and prepare.

Vehicles are struggling with traction on many roads while primary routes.

Worcestershire County Council has sent out its gritters with snow ploughs attached.

Advice for drivers from West Mercia Police

  • Only go out if necessary
  • Drive slowly
  • Accelerate and brake slowly
  • Increase the distance between you and the vehicle in front
  • Know your brakes
  • Don’t stop if possible
  • Don’t power up hills
  • Try not to stop if going up a hill
  • Stay safe

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