West Mercia Police have provided an update on the collision involving a HGV on the A40 near Ross-on-Wye.

The road has been closed for a number of hours and motorists are advised to use alternative routes. 

Traffic is already building up in the area so expect delays.

A spokesperson for West Mercia Police told Your Herefordshire:

“Officers were called to reports of a collision involving a HGV lorry at around 5.30am today (Friday 19 January), which had overturned on the A40 in Goodrich, Herefordshire. 

“The road is currently closed southbound from the Wilton roundabout to junction 1 of the A40. 

“People are asked to seek alternative routes whilst emergency services make the area safe.”