TRAFFIC in and out of Worcester is being delayed after a crash closed the A4440 southern link road.

Both carriageways of the road are reported closed between the A38 and the A44 as emergency services deal with the incident.

The crash, said to involve a motorcycle, happened close to where the road and the railway line cross.

Traffic is reported to be busy on St Peters Drive, Bath Road, London Road and Whittington Road as drivers divert away from the closure.