ROAD closures are in place in Kidderminster this morning (Tuesday, October 5) after a water main burst last night.

Comberton Hill, Green Street, Ringway between Coventry Street and Worcester Road and Oxford Street remain closed. 

Pedestrian subways have also been closed. 

Worcestershire County Council has said that "substantial damage" was caused to the carriageway at Comberton Hill. 

Worcestershire Highways are clearing slit off the Ringway before it is safe to open.

Diamond Bus services through Green Street, Oxford Street and Station Hill will be diverted via Birmingham Road.

A spokesperson for the bus company said on Twitter: "Please be aware that all services at this time will suffer delays as Kidderminster is gridlocked, we will try our hardest to maintain services however please be patient."

Drivers have been asked to allow for extra travel time this morning.