The Oldbury accident blocks the main road

A MAIN ROAD in Oldbury was blocked this morning by a crash.

The A4123 Wolverhampton Road at the intersection of Newbury Lane and Portway Road was reported to be blocked in both directions around 8.15am.

Motorists have been urged to avoid the area and delays of more than 15 minutes have been reported.

The extent of any damage from the accident is not yet known.

West Midlands Roads tweeted around 8.15am saying: “A4123 Wolverhampton Road junction of Newbury Lane / Portway Road Oldbury.

“Newbury Lane to Portway Road is blocked in both directions.

“Avoid the area and use alternative routes.

“Delays of more than 15 minutes in the area.”

West Midlands Ambulance Service has been contacted for comment.

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