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Three-vehicle collision closes stretch of A303
Updated 5:21pm Tuesday 29th October 2013 in News
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- Collision closes A303 in both directions.
- Westbound reopens shortly before 4pm.
The A303 Eastbound has now re-opened and traffic is easing.
The collision has been cleared.
#A303 westbound between the jcts with the #A358 and the #A30 - delays of 40mins due to heavy traffic. Delays expected until 4pm.— @swtrafficnews 29 October 2013
Westbound is now open but London-bound is still closed.
A statement from Devon and Somerset Fire Service said:
"On arrival, crews confirmed two vehicle Road Traffic Collision involving one vehicle that had left the road and in a ditch, one casualty suffering from neck injuries but free and clear of the vehicle. Fire crews made the vehicle safe on scene."
A303 Ilminster bypass closed.— @TauntonFirePS 29 October 2013
A303 westbound between A358 and A30/A35 | Congestion http://t.co/dV2firO5cd— @HAtraffic_swest 29 October 2013
Traffic is queueing on the A358 to Park Barn Lane, Ashill.
@CharlottieH83 @bbcsomerset Good idea! Hope it's nothing too serious :-( That road needs something done ASAP. #A303— @TheMonksYard 29 October 2013
TRAVEL: A303 closed in both directions between Southfields Roundabout, Ilminster, and Harp Road, South Petherton, by 3-vehicle accident.— @bbcsomerset 29 October 2013
A COLLISION involving three vehicles has closed the A303 in both directions - between the Southfields Roundabout, Ilminster and Harp Road in South Petherton.
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