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M42 closed northbound between J10 & J11

Police are currently dealing with a fatal collision on the M42 in Warwickshire.

Earlier this morning (Wednesday 9 January) police were informed a pedestrian had been hit by a vehicle on the motorway.

Sadly, the pedestrian died as a result of the collision.

The northbound carriageway between junction 10 and 11, at Tamworth, is currently closed and one lane is closed southbound.

The road is expected to remain closed until later this morning.

Superintendent Richard Long said: "We're working with Highways England to keep disruption to motorists to a minimum however there will be delays this morning and we would urge motorists to find an alternative route if they can."

Follow @warkspolice and @HighwaysWMIDS for updates.

Published 09/01/19