A road in Sutton Coldfield was closed as police dealt with a serious crash.

Darnick Road has been closed off following a collision believed to have taken place shortly after 5pm this evening (January 12).

West Midlands Police officers later urged motorists to avoid the road.

The force tweeted: "Please avoid Darnick Road in Sutton Coldfield due to a serious collision we are currently attending to.


"The road is closed."

Our reporter at the scene noted that the collision is not affecting traffic in the area due to it having taken place on a residential road.

As shown in the video above, officers from West Midlands Police are currently carrying out checks on the road.

We have contacted West Midlands Police for further information.