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Person hit by a train between Gloucester and Parkway

A person has been hit by a train between Gloucester and Bristol Parkway.

There is disruption to the cross country train between Bristol Parkway and Gloucester. All lines in the area are currently blocked. Services may be cancelled or delayed until around 09:45.

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Slow traffic in Bristol city centre after cyclist collides with lorry

A cyclist has been taken to hospital following a collision with a lorry on the St James Barton Roundabout in Bristol.

The accident is thought to happened outside Debenhams at around four o'clock this afternoon.

There's very slow traffic in the area and a number of roads have been closed. Long delays are expected during the evening rush hour.

The Highways Agency is currently reporting tailbacks on the M32.

Police are urging people to avoid the area if possible.

Serious accident closes A417 in Gloucestershire

A417 Crickley Hill in both directions closed, queueing traffic due to Air Ambulance in the road and accident, a car and a lorry involved between A436 (Air Balloon Roundabout) and A46 Shurdington Road (Brockworth). Note change of details. Also affecting A417 Birdlip Hill Northbound between Cowley Brimpsfield Road (Cowley / Brimpsfield Roundabout) and A436 (Air Balloon Roundabout)

Emergency services are on scene after a lorry collided with a car and the lorry ended up down the embankment. The north

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Transport Minister opens £13m car park

Baroness Kramer and other dignitaries cross some of the 700 spaces at the £13m car park at Bristol Parkway Credit: ITV West

Bristol Parkway Station now has 700 more parking spaces.

The Transport Minister Baroness Kramer officially opened the new car park this morning. It cost £13 million to build.

First Great Western expects Bristol Parkway to become much busier once the Great Western mainline is electrified.

The Transport Minister Baroness Kramer unveils the all-important plaque Credit: ITV West

Baroness Kramer says the investment will pay off in the future.

This is for the long term. This is anticipating there are going to be many more people coming in as we get more trains, faster trains, increase in service quality, and that means that we've got it there now to serve the next generation of users for this station. So it's not just a quick response to a short-term demand

– Baroness Kramer, Transport Minister

Ambulance involved in crash on A30 in Somerset

An ambulance was involved in a crash that closed the A30 Yeovil Road in Crewkerne for more than an hour.

It happened at 5.30pm this evening (Thursday 4 September) between the South Western Ambulance and a car near Ashlands Road.

Police and the ambulance service's rapid response vehicle were called to the scene.

The South Western Ambulance Service says a paramedic checked the occupants and nobody was hurt.

A spokesperson said that the ambulance in the crash was not on its way to an incident at the time.

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