The A303 is partially blocked both ways following a 'multi-car crash' between Upottery and Chard this lunchtime, (July 18).

The incident was first reported on the Devon and Cornwall Police Traffic Watch at around 1 pm today.

The AA Roadwatch website said: "Partially blocked and slow traffic due to a multi-vehicle crash on A303 both ways near Chard turn off. Affecting traffic between Monkton and Marsh."

Devon and Cornwall Police have been contacted for a comment on this. More on our website as we get it throughout this afternoon.