Police close major road to recover HGV

The A436 has now reopened after being shut by police to help recover a broken down HGV. The incident has happened on the A436 at Seven Springs and the Eastbound carriageway is currently closed. The A436 links Seven Springs with the A40 and is a busy route.

First reports of the broken down HGV were made at approximately 8am today (May 22). Inrix, the travel monitoring site reports: “A436 – SEVEN SPRINGS – EASTBOUND – GLOUCESTERSHIRE “A436 Eastbound closed due to broken down vehicle from A435 (Seven Springs) to Kilkenny (Kilkenny).”

Gloucestershire Police Special Ops team have said delays are expected. To get breaking news like this straight to your inbox, click here This is a live blog that will be updated as we know more.

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