According to traffic reports, there was a crash on A2290 Lottbridge Drove, and debris has been left on the road. The collision was first reported just before 8am.
Heavy traffic was reported northbound between Birch Road (Birch roundabout) and Hammonds Drive.
Traffic sources said there was congestion to the opposite side of the road 'due to onlookers'.
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