Mid Wales

Lorry and car crash shuts A470 near Argoed Mill, Powys

A470 near Argoed Mill Image copyright Google

A section of the A470 in Powys has been closed in both directions following a crash involving a lorry and a car.

The road was shut between Rhayader and Newbridge-on-Wye after the incident near Argoed Mill at 06:40 BST.

Three fire crews are at the scene. It is not yet known if anyone has been injured. Diversions have been put in place with traffic affected between Builth Wells and Llangurig.

The 2018 Commonwealth Games Queen's Baton Relay is in Rhayader on Thursday.

The road is expected to remain closed until later in the afternoon.