There was a serious crash on the A38 at Tideford this evening.

Police have closed the road in both directions Road to Kilna Lane after the two-vehicle collision, which happened shortly after 7pm tonight, Saturday.

Police, fire and ambulance have been called to the scene.

Police Force Incident Manager Alastair Fry confirmed the road is blocked.

Motorists have been warned to avoid the area.

He said: "We are currently dealing with a two vehicle crash. [at 7.15pm]. Ambulance and fire there. Road is blocked. "

A tweet from the police says: # A38 #Saltash #Tideford road is currently blocked, please find alternative route or expect significant delays #accident #Cornwall DCP 703. '

South Western Ambulance Service has been approached.

Inrix says: "A38 in both directions closed, queuing traffic due to accident from Church Road to Kilna Lane."

This is an ongoing incident and live updates will follow in the blog below.