The A49 is likely to be closed for a time between Hereford and Ross-on-Wye this morning due to a broken down vehicle and possible damage to a bridge.

The incident has occurred between Ross-on-Wye and the village of Bridstow.

An update from West Mercia Police this morning said:

“Road closure is likely due to obstruction of broken down vehicle and possible damage to a bridge, A49 between Ross on Wye and Bridstow. 

‚ÄúThis is causing traffic congestion, please use an alternative route.‚ÄĚ

Motorists are advised to use an alternative route.

More soon. 

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