THE A419 is closed due to flooding.

The road is closed in both directions at the South Cerney turn-off. There are reports of multiple crashes. 

Officers from Royal Wootton Bassett and Cricklade took to social media to warn drivers about the collisions.

They wrote: “We are receiving numerous calls regarding multiple RTCs on the A419 between the Spine Road and Castle Eaton junctions.

“Please avoid the area while we deal with those involved.

“There may be road closures in place shortly once all emergency services arrive at scene.”

It appears the crash is on the A419 southbound near the B4696 Spine Road junction to South Cerney.