A361 closed following accident

Avon & Somerset Police have closed the A361 following an accident at Park Hill, Pilton.

Police were alerted to the single-vehicle collision just before 2am on Friday 10 December. A black Ford Fiesta collided with a utility pole.

Emergency service vehicles are at the scene.

The road is closed in both directions and drivers are urged to seek alternative routes.

The road is expected to remain closed into the morning commute. Collision investigators are examining the scene, pending recovery of the vehicles. They also need to ensure the power cables are made safe.

Heavy goods vehicles are being diverted at the A361 junction with A37 near Cannards Grave and at the junction with the A39 near B&Q.

The road is closed to cars at the junctions with Parsons Batch and Lower Westholme Road.

Anyone who travelled along the A361 at around 2am or who saw the Fiesta before the collision, is asked to call 101 and give the reference 5221289527.

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