Gloucestershire

A417 in Gloucestershire shut for 24 hours after crash

Part of a busy road in Gloucestershire will remain closed for up to 24 hours after the road surface was damaged in an accident.

The Gloucester-bound carriageway on the A417 near the Daglingworth turn-off was shut after a tractor and a lorry crashed at about 13:15 GMT.

The lorry driver, 63, was taken to hospital with leg and back injuries. The tractor driver, 54, was not hurt.

It is hoped that the road will be re-opened at midday on Wednesday.

Police have asked drivers to avoid the area or follow the diversions.

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