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Road closed after bin lorry and car crash in Walsall

By Megan Archer | Walsall | News | Published:

A car and a council bin lorry have crashed blocking a road in Walsall.

The car and bin lorry crashed in Walsall

Leamore Lane, in Leamore, was closed to traffic between the junctions of Odell Road and Darwin Road after the collision.

There is congestion building up in the area, and motorists are advised to take a different route.

The car and bin lorry crashed in Walsall

The crash involved a dark blue Vauxhall and a Walsall Council bin lorry.

Walsall Council posted on its Facebook page to alert drivers about the road closure earlier.

It said: "Please be aware that Leamore Lane in Walsall is currently closed to through traffic between the junctions of Odell Road and Darwin Road due to a road traffic collision and there is congestion in the surrounding area.

The car and bin lorry crashed in Walsall

"Drivers are advised to avoid the area wherever possible."

West Midlands Police have been contacted for comment.

It is not known if anyone was injured in the smash.

Megan Archer

By Megan Archer
Chief Reporter - @MeganA_Star

Chief Reporter with the Express & Star. Give me a call on 01902 319363 or email megan.archer@expressandstar.co.uk.

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