A series of diversions are in place following a serious accident in Erdington.
Police and ambulances were called to the Six Ways roundabout in the centre of the town after a collision on Tuesday (December 5) shortly before 11am.
The busy junction which has six main roads leading off it – Sutton New Road, Summer Road, High Street, Wood End Road, Reservoir Road and Gravelly Hill North – is a major bus route linking Birmingham with Erdington, Sutton Coldfield and Tamworth.
Birmingham Police tweeted: “We’re dealing with a serious collision at Six Ways in #Erdington. Several road closures are in place. Expect significant traffic delays. Please avoid the area where possible.”
West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “We can confirm that an ambulance and paramedic officer responded to a serious road traffic collision at Six Ways in Erdington shortly before 11am this morning. Motorists are advised to seek an alternative route due to road closures in the area.”
The junction is currently closed to traffic and the following bus diversions are in place.
National Express West Midlands has put diversions in place. It tweeted: “Due to a road traffic collision Services 66, X3, x4, x5, diverted via the following: To City Sutton Rd, Holly Lane, Kingsbury Rd From City – Gravelly Hill, Kingsbury Rd, Holly Lane.
“Services 11A, 11C, diverted via the following: Bromford Lane, Kingsbury Rd, Gravelly Hill, Slade Rd Marsh Hill and vice versa.
Arriva West Midlands is diverting its buses along Chester Road and the A38. It tweeted: “Tamworth Service Update: Please be aware our service 110 between Tamworth and Birmingham is currently experiencing severe delays due to a police incident at Erdington Six Ways. We will be diverting our buses via Chester Road and A38 to avoid the area.”
While Diamond Buses said: “Service Disruption 53 and 25 Due to an accident at Erdington Six Ways both services are currently subject to delays. We apologise for any inconvenience that may be experienced.”
Other road users are advised to avoid the area