A MAIN road near Worcester was closed after a crash in the early hours of this morning.

Police closed off the A44 between Peopleton and the Berkeley Arms pub at just before 1am on Sunday (January 14).

Firefighters from Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue as well as West Mercia Police were on the scene.

Drivers were asked to find an alternative route during the closure.

The road has now reopened.

West Mercia Police Operations and Communications Centre said: "Police and emergency services in attendance to RTC.

"Road closure from A44 Peopleton to Berkeley Arms.

"Please plan an alternative route."