Latest from Highways England:

The A49 is closed in both directions between the A417 near Dinmore and A4103 near Hereford due to an earlier collision which resulted in a lorry coming to rest on its side.

Complex recovery is now underway and the road is expected to remain closed for a few hours, possibly into this evening’s rush hour. 

Road users travelling southbound are advised to follow the solid circle diversion route:

  • At the junction of the A49/A417, turn left on to the A417 eastbound. 
  • Continue along the A417 to its junction with the A4103.
  • Turn right on to the A4103 westbound.
  • Continue along A4103 westbound to its roundabout with the A49.
  • Join the A49 and continue your journey.

Road users travelling northbound are advised to follow the solid triangle diversion route:

  • At the roundabout junction of A49/A4103 take the exit to the A4103 eastbound. 
  • Continue along the A4103 eastbound to its junction with the A417
  • Turn left along the A417 and continue to its junction with the A49 to continue your journey. 

Delays are likely on the approach to this closure, with additional journey times also expected on diversion routes. 

Further incident information is available from Highways England by visiting our website and travel apps, or via our @HighwaysWMIDS regional Twitter feed. Our 24/7 Customer Contact Centre is also available to provide up to the minute information on 0300 123 5000.