Smash closes M42 near Redditch

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The M42 southbound in north Worcestershire is closed following a serious accident early this morning.

A lorry and a van were involved in the crash between J2 A441 (Alvechurch / Redditch) and M5 J4A.

The accident happened on the southbound side shortly before 5.15am, and one of the vehicles involved crossed over onto the northbound carriageway as a result.

The northbound carriageway re-opened at around 7.55am.

The southbound carriageway is not expected to re-open until at least 10.30am.

Motorists are being advised to use the M6 and M5 to find an alternative route around the closure.

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11:26am Tue 10 Aug 10

Andy_R says...

Northbound? Southbound? That part of the M42 goes East or West!
Northbound? Southbound? That part of the M42 goes East or West! Andy_R

2:26pm Tue 10 Aug 10

Drico says...

Maybe that's why they crashed then!
Maybe that's why they crashed then! Drico

10:55pm Tue 10 Aug 10

Biggles says...

Andy_R wrote:
Northbound? Southbound? That part of the M42 goes East or West!
There's always one !
[quote][p][bold]Andy_R[/bold] wrote: Northbound? Southbound? That part of the M42 goes East or West![/p][/quote]There's always one ! Biggles
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