Update: The road is now open after fallen tree was removed at 3pm today.


A BUSY main road near Ledbury is completely blocked by a fallen tree.

The A449 Worcester Road is closed between High Street and the Eastnor Castle turn off.

Traffic website Inrix reports traffic trying to get out and into Ledbury from Malvern is affected and the closure is affecting local roads as drivers divert.

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West Mercia Police is urging drivers to avoid the area where possible.