POLICE are directing traffic in Worcester after a section of the carriageway has sunken "dangerously."

A section of carriageway has sunken in Deansway, Worcester near to Worcester Cathedral (heading away from river).

Police are currently directing traffic as a set of temporary traffic lights will have to be installed.

Worcs Highways & Travel Tweeted: "A section of carriageway has sunken dangerously on Deansway Worcester near to WorcCathedral (heading away from river).

"WMerciaPolice are currently directing traffic - we are having to install a set of temp traffic lights to keep the area safe."