National Highways: West Midlands said on Twitter two lanes have been closed on the southbound stretch of the motorway. Drivers face delays from 30 minutes to 45 minutes.
They said: “2 (of 3) lanes closed on the #M5 southbound between J1 (#WestBromwich) to J2 (#Oldbury) following a multi vehicle collision.
“There are long delays on approach, approx. 5 miles. Please allow an extra 35 to 40 minutes journey time.”
According to West Midlands Roads, the delay is due to a “road traffic collision” “involving 3 cars”.
Motorway Cameras said at 5.05pm the incident had been cleared, but delays remain.
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