Scaffolding and wood across the A38 is causing delays on the road coming into Burton this morning.

At the Branston Interchange, on the A5121 northbound one lane remains closed while traffic continues to queue.

One lane has been closed by Staffordshire Police, because of several cars colliding with the debris scattered across the road.

Traffic monitoring website Inrix has confirmed that traffic on the road is heavier than normal.

Elsewhere on the roads this morning, traffic is beginning to queue on the M1 northbound, in Leicestershire this morning.

An accident between Junction 23A, on the A42 and Junction 24, for the A50, A453 for Kegworth and East Midlands Airport is causing delays. One lane of the four on the road continues to be closed.

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