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Person taken to hospital after car 'rolls over' in M54 crash near Telford

A person has been taken to hospital after a crash shut much of the eastbound M54 in Telford and brought traffic through Shropshire to a standstill this morning.

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Police advised motorists to avoid the M54 and find alternative routes after the crash on the eastbound carriageway close to Junction 4, east of Telford, at around 7am.

The Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service attended. A spokesperson for the service said a car had rolled over and come to rest on its side just after Junction 4, and that four fire crews attended.

An update from the fire service said one person had been cut free from the car and taken to hospital by ambulance.

The AA reported severe delays. The road was open again by about 9am.

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