Here is your traffic and travel update for Wednesday, January 3.

A lorry fire on the M5 northbound at J4 A38 (Bromsgrove/Stourbridge) has closed the carriageway in both directions.

The entry and exit slips are being used to divert traffic but long delays are expected.

The public has been urged to avoid Tolladine Road in Worcester following a fire earlier this afternoon in which a man died.

Windermere Drive is also closed - while traffic has built up in the surrounding areas including Patterdale Drive, Grasmere Drive and Grisedale Drive.

In Evesham, Waterside is closed both ways due to an accident between Cooper's Lane and A4184 Abbey Road/B4084. The road alongside the River Avon is closed.

Worcester Road is still closed both ways closed due to a large crack appearing on the road surface last week (December 29). The road is likely to remain closed until next week.

A diversion is in place between The Squires and Greenhill.