'Serious' crash closes road in both directions

-Credit: (Image: Google Maps)
-Credit: (Image: Google Maps)

A road in Barry is closed in both directions after what police have described as a "serious collision". Colcot Road in Barry is closed by South Wales Police.

The road is expected to stay closed for "some time" according to police. Traffic sensors Inrix say there is queuing traffic due to the closure between Woodham Park to Whitewell Road. Join our WhatsApp news community here for the latest breaking news

Writing on X, the force said: "We are at the scene of a serious collision on the Colcot Road, Barry. The road is currently closed in both directions between Woodham Close and Colcot Road. It is expected to remain closed for some time. Delays are expected in the area."

READ MORE: Man blocks council from installing national speed limit on his lane

READ MORE: Inside the 'safest' seaside town in Britain that's 'like going back 50 years'

The force added in a Facebook update: "Motorists are advised to avoid the area and use alternative routes where possible. Delays are expected in the area. Thank you for your patience."