Drivers urged to avoid A370 as both lanes are partially blocked

PUBLISHED: 15:44 13 March 2018 | UPDATED: 17:28 13 March 2018

The petrol station on the A370, near where the accident is believed to have taken place. Picture: Google Street View

The petrol station on the A370, near where the accident is believed to have taken place. Picture: Google Street View

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The A370 is partially blocked both ways after an accident, and police are directing traffic this afternoon (Tuesday).

The road, between Hewish and Congresbury is partially blocked after an incident near the petrol station at around 1.15pm.

It has started to become very congested, and people are being urged to make alternative arrangements if they can.

The accident is having a knock-on effect on other roads, with traffic also building on the B3133, Smallway, and Bristol Road heading towards Cleeve.

North Somerset Council’s travel team tweeted: “Advised that A370 near to Puxton/Hewish is partially blocked both ways between B3133 High Street and Puxton Lane.

“Police directing traffic. If possible please make alternative arrangements as traffic very congested in this area.”

UPDATE: The road is now cleared

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