POLICE have closed the A358 near Ilminster after a “road traffic collision”.

Officers closed the road at Southfields Roundabout near the junction with Cad Road this afternoon (Wednesday, December 6).

An Avon and Somerset Police spokesperson said: “Officers have closed the A358 (3.06pm on Wednesday, December 6) at Southfields Roundabout turn off to the junction with Cad Road to deal with a road traffic collision.

“Please find alternative routes if traveling to and from Taunton.”