LONG delays are being reported on the M5 after a lorry struck the central reservation.

The crash happened before 6am on the southbound carriageway between junction seven (A44 Worcester/Evesham) and junction eight (M50). Travel time is around 55 minutes.

Lane three is currently closed. All three lanes were initially closed but the inside and middle lanes are now running.

Extensive barrier damage is reported from the scene, and one lane of the northbound carrageway is closed as well.

Part of the M50 is reported closed as well due to flooding