A pedestrian has died after being hit by a car on the M5 northbound. Closures said to remain in place for several hours.Read the full story ›
A number of roads around the region have been closed due to the poor weather conditions.
The M48 Severn Bridge is closed in both directions.
In Devon, the B3232 is closed at Roundswell due to a fallen tree.
Meanwhile, the Higher Dartmouth Ferry operating, between Dartmouth and Kingswear, is also out of action.
There is a power cut affecting residents in the Hartland area of Devon. Western Power say they aim to restore power by 8am.
Roads in Knowstone, South Molton will remain closed for a while, following a serious collision between a lorry and a motorcycle.
Emergency services, including an air ambulance and fire crews, are at the scene near the Moortown Barton picnic area, parallel to the A361.
Both vehicles caught fire, leaving a motorcyclist seriously injured.
There are closures between Beaples Moor Cross and Marley Moor and at Moortown Cross.
Drivers are asked to avoid the area. Diversions are also in place.
Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact the police by email on firstname.lastname@example.org or phone on 101, quoting log number 93 of 12/09/17.
Two motorcycles have been involved in an accident on the M5 northbound, between J26 for A38 Wellington and J25 for A358 Taunton.
There is currently heavy traffic on the northbound and stationary traffic on the M5 Southbound due to a rolling road block between J25 for A358 Taunton and J26 for A38 Wellington.
Highways England has confirmed that all lanes on the M5 northbound between J26 and J25, Taunton are now running.
New figures show journeys, especially on the M5 near Devon, Bristol and Cornwall, could take three times longer than usual as holidays end.Read the full story ›
A child and an elderly man have been airlifted to hospital following a road collision near Bude in Cornwall. The A39 remains closed.Read the full story ›
Heavy traffic on the M5 following a lorry breaking down and spilling diesel earlier today. Drivers advised to allow extra time for journeys.Read the full story ›
Two lanes have been closed on the M5 southbound, between J23 for A39 Bridgwater North and J24 for A38 Bridgwater South, due to a broken down vehicle.
There are currently major traffic delays, also caused by an earlier accident near J25 for Taunton.
The A38 has also been blocked both ways at Haldon Hill, between B3344 for Harcombe Cross and the Chudleigh/Kingsteignton turn off, following another accident.
Traffic is stationary in both directions, affecting travel between Exeter and Plymouth.
There are reports of very slow traffic on both ways of the A38, due to a multi-vehicle accident.
The road has been blocked between Turfdown Road and Drift Lane, near Bodmin Parkway train station.
People travelling between Bodmin and Liskeard are especially affected.
A wave of new housing developments and companies expanding mean the streets have become some of the most congested in the whole region.Read the full story ›