THE main road between Hereford and Abergavenny is currently closed after an accident.

West Mercia Police said that a motorbike and a tractor collided close to Locks Garage on the A465 about an hour ago.

A police spokesperson asked drivers to avoid the junction in Allensmore as rescue teams work at the scene.

Any witnesses to the crash should call police on 101 quoting incident 553s.

UPDATE September 2: The road has reopened.
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