An accident on the A38 near Fradley caused delays of up to 30 minutes for motorists this morning, Monday, February 26.

Traffic and travel information website, Inrix said the crash was believed to have happened at Wood End Lane for the Fradley Park turn off at around 7am and traffic was queuing.

The southbound carriageway was partially blocked by the collision and Highways England warned there would be severe delays for motorists.

It is not known how many vehicles were involved in the accident or if anybody has been injured as a result of the crash.

The agency said there were delays of 30 minutes against expected traffic, but normal traffic conditions were expected by 8.15am.

Check out our updates, as they emerged, below.

Accident cleared

The accident on the A38 has been cleared.

Traffic and travel information website Inrix has reported the accident has now been cleared.

The road is now clear and no further delays are expected.

A50 accident causing delays

Meanwhile, on the A50 eastbound an accident involving three cars is causing slow traffic.

The accident is believed to have happened at the Toyota Island at 9am and emergency services are currently at the scene.

Accident still causing problems on A38

A spokesman from Staffordshire Police said:

We were called at 7am to reports of a crash involving two vehicles.

The outside lane was blocked past the Shell garage just before Lichfield.

A Peugeot and a Volvo were involved in the collision and it looks like one has gone into the back of the other.

One car is fine, but the other has been damaged and will need to be recovered.

Paramedics are also on the scene, but we do not know if anybody has been injured.

Warning of delays heading into work

Motorists heading into work this morning are still being warned to expect some delays on the A38 near Fradley after the early accident, which has caused a build up of traffic on the southbound side.

Map shows traffic at the scene

Traffic is building around Hilliard’s Cross, where the crash happened.

Map shows delays for motorists at Hilliard's Cross
Map shows delays for motorists at Hilliard's Cross (Image: Highways England)

Delays to bus services

Bus operator Midland Classic has said there will be disruption to the X12 and 811 services this morning.

A spokesman said:

There has been a three car shunt on the A38 between Alrewas and Fradley southbound. Traffic is queuing / crawling back as far as Barton. Expect some delays to services X12 and 811 as a result.