Two vehicles were been involved in a crash on the A38 near Fradley during the morning rush hour.

The vehicles are believed to have crashed on the southbound carriageway of the A38 at around 8.45am this morning, Tuesday, March 20.

One lane of the carriageway near Wood End Lane, for the Fradley Park turn off, was closed while the incident was dealt with, although all lanes have now been reopened.

Slow traffic has been reported and congestion is building to the A513 near Alrewas.

Traffic and travel information website Inrix reported that the two vehicles had crashed and could not be seperated. Recovery vehicles have now removed the vehicles.

Staffordshire Police say no one was injured in the crash.

Check out our coverage as it happened below.

Man arrested after A38 crash

A spokesman for Staffordshire Police said: “We were called at 8.40am to reports of a two vehicle road traffic collision on the A38 southbound.

“The incident involved a Renault and a Vauxhall and no injuries have been reported. Recovery for both vehicles has been arrange.

“A 55-year-old man from Burton was arrested at the scene and remains in police custody.”

Ambulance not called

West Midlands Ambulance Service has confirmed that no ambulances have been sent to the scene of the incident earlier this morning.

Crash on notorious stretch of road

The earlier crash on the A38 is on the same stretch of road as several others, which have prompted campaigners to petition for a speed limit of 50mph.

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At the moment, the cause of today’s crash is unknown and there is no suggestion that speed was a factor.

Delays on Midland Classic buses

Midland Classic has said there will be delays to some services due to the incident on the A38

Delays of 15 minutes reported

Highways England has reported that there are currently delays of 15 minutes against expected traffic.