Ebene News – GB – A30 and A38 closed as ice and snow hit Devon and Cornwall

Both the A30 and A38 were closed this morning as snow and ice create dangerous conditions on roads in Devon and Cornwall

At 710am, the Inrix Roads and Traffic Watch Service reported that the A30 in Cornwall was closed eastbound by three trucks stuck on a hill due to ice buildup

On the A38, Inrix reported that all traffic was blocked after a single vehicle crash between Liskeard and Dobwalls, which, according to Inrix, “occurred due to ice build-up on the route “

And the A388 is blocked in both directions between Holsworthy Agri Business Park and Beech Park at Holsworthy Beacon, due to an overturned vehicle

Elsewhere, BBC Travel South West reported that the B3212 on Dartmoor, between Princetown and Yelverton, is “very slippery due to ice and snow”

A ‘yellow’ weather warning for ice has been issued by the Met Office and remains in effect for much of Devon until 11 a.m. this morning

The weather alert reads: “An area of ​​rain is likely to pass through southern England on Wednesday before clearing eastward overnight through Thursday

“This will leave wet surfaces with ice forming quickly once the rain clears There remains some uncertainty over the extent of the rain until Wednesday, with the extreme south most likely to see this

“Also, there is a threat of some snow falling, mainly above 200m with a few accumulations of 2-3cm but the majority of places will only see rain”

A police spokesperson said: “Police received a report at around 6:20 a.m. this morning, around three vehicles had skidded on the road, with at least one car colliding with another, at the roundabout on the A38 near Dobwalls, Liskeard

“Road authority informed Person was taken to hospital for assessment of what are believed to be minor injuries

Inrix reports: “A38 blocked in westbound direction, slow traffic due to crash, only one vehicle involved between A390 (Twelvewoods roundabout, Dobwalls) and Trago Mills (Two Waters Foot) Note change of Originally reported location between Dobwalls and Liskeard, but cameras clearly show that it is between Dobwalls and Trago Mills “

Police are warning motorists not to use the A30 entering and exiting Cornwall due to dangerous road conditions

The freezing nighttime temperatures caused snow and ice to accumulate on the road, making it too dangerous to use

A39 Fore Street in both directions partially blocked, traffic slow due to accident, two vehicles involved at B3266 Clease Road

A30 direction is closed to Bodmin due to ice and snow further up the roadway All partner agencies are working to resolve as quickly as possible Please avoid area or use alternate routes #ArriveAlive #slowdown picTwittercom / PAHXTeytE8

The eastbound A38, from the A38 Launceston Road (Callywith, Bodmin) to the A395 (Kennards House, Kennards House) in Cornwall, is closed due to a build-up of snow and ice

Also in Cornwall, the A38 in both directions is blocked from the A390 (Twelvewoods roundabout, Dobwalls) to the B3254 (Liskeard) due to a vehicle leaving the road

And in Devon the A388 in both directions is blocked due to overturned vehicle from Holsworthy Agri Business Park (Holsworthy) to Beech Park (Holsworthy Beacon) Affecting traffic near Holsworthy

reports that the B3212 between Princetown and Yelverton is very slippery due to ice and snow

A38 both ways blocked, slow traffic due to accident, only one vehicle involved from A390 (Twelvewoods roundabout, Dobwalls) to B3254 (Liskeard) Only one vehicle accident occurred due to ice buildup on the road, there are reports of other vehicles going off the road

A388 in both directions blocked due to overturned vehicle from Holsworthy Agri Business Park (Holsworthy) to Beech Park (Holsworthy Beacon) Affecting traffic near Holsworthy

A38 both ways blocked, slow traffic due to accident, only one vehicle involved from A390 (Twelvewoods roundabout, Dobwalls) to B3254 (Liskeard) Only one vehicle accident occurred due to the accumulation of ice on the road

The eastbound closure is due to a buildup of snow and ice, preventing trucks from going up the hill

Waiting times of up to 10 minutes and three ferries operating on Torpoint Ferry between Devonport and Torpoint

Inrix, the traffic signaling service, says: “A30 closed eastbound, slow traffic due to snow from A38 Launceston Road (Callywith, Bodmin) to A395 (Kennards House, Kennards House)”

Highways England says # A30 eastbound from #Bodmin is closed by @DC_Police due to snow Plows are on their way Please use an alternate route

Inrix reports: “A30 partially blocked eastbound, slow traffic due to three broken down vehicles and ice near Codda (Bolventor / Jamaica Inn) Due to ice buildup on the road, three trucks are currently stranded on a hill “

Inrix reports: “With all traffic temporarily blocked and traffic stationary due to an accident, only one vehicle involved on the A38 eastbound from the A390 (Twelvewoods roundabout, Dobwalls) to B3254 ( Liskeard) Only one vehicle accident occurred due to the accumulation of ice on the road “

BBC Travel South West reports: “Between Princetown and Yelverton we have reports that the B3212 is very slippery due to ice and snow”

Cornwall, A30, Bodmin

Ebene News – GB – A30 and A38 closed as ice and snow hit Devon and Cornwall

Source: https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/live-traffic-weather-devon-cornwall-4843896