Police roadblock after collision on Richmond Bridge

  Posted: 19.02.21 at 22:33 by Sam Petherick

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Richmond Bridge is shut to traffic from the town centre after a collision near the centre of Richmond Bridge.

Two police cars have enforced a roadblock at the roundabout at the point that Hill Street meets the bridge.

The collision involved a blue Vauxhall Corsa and a silver Volkswagen.

Eight bus services have been affected, according to the AA.

All emergency services - fire, police and ambulance - were called to the scene.

A fire engine left the scene around 10pm.

Police are blocking traffic from Richmond town centre

Traffic remained open in the opposite direction, heading towards central Richmond.

The AA's traffic tracker says: "Road blocked due to accident on A305 Bridge Street Eastbound from A3004 St Margarets Road to Heron Square.

"Detour in operation - affecting eight bus routes. Affecting traffic in Twickenham. 19 Feb 2021, 10:24PM (first reported)."

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