MOTORISTS are being urged to avoid Battens Drive in Redditch due to an oil spillage.

Battens Drive both ways is currently closed due to an accident, believed to be involving two cars, and an oil spillage between Colts Lane and Padgets Lane.

The road is closed at the junction with Hopyard Lane.

Police are at the scene and people are being told to avoid the area if they can.

More to follow.