Accident on A370 causes traffic delays

The collision is causing delays in both directions on the A370.

The collision is causing delays in both directions on the A370. - Credit: Archant

Traffic is building on a major A-road after a multi-vehicle accident this morning (Friday).

An accident involving a number of cars has blocked the A370 Bridgwater Road in East Brent.

Eye witnesses reported seeing three or four cars involved in the collision just after the East Brent roundabout at 8.15am.

Traffic is worsening both north and southbound during rush hour.

Drivers are being warned to take care on the roads this morning due to fog.

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The Met Office issued a yellow warning which is expected to last until 10am.

**UPDATE: 11.34am**

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A man has been taken to hospital following the accident earlier today.

A South West Ambulance spokesman said: “We were called at 07:44 to reports of a road traffic collision, reportedly involving 4 vehicles.

“We have attended with two ambulances and a rapid response vehicle.

“A male patient was taken by ambulance to hospital.”

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