An emergency road closure has been put in place on a busy route in Herefordshire this afternoon.

An update from Herefordshire Highways (Herefordshire Council and Balfour Beatty) said:

“Urgent road closure – B4348 From A465 To C1228 Haywood Road, Tram Inn.”

The closure is in place for up to five days due to a burst water pipe.

Welsh Water teams are at the scene carrying out repairs.

Motorists are advised to use an alternative route.