THE A438 was closed following a three vehicle crash near Oakchurch farm shop, Staunton-on-Wye.

A fire service spokesperson said that firefighters from Hereford and Eardisley were called to the scene of the crash at 4.38pm today, where they made the vehicles safe.

The road remained closed for several hours while specialist police investigators were on the scene.

Police urged drivers to use alternative routes whilst the closure was in force.

A spokesperson for Herefordshire Council has confirmed this evening that the road has now reopened.