A STRETCH of the A420 has been closed in both directions due to a collision tonight. 

The road is shut at Watchfield, which is between Faringdon and Swindon.

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Motorists are unable to pass between the junctions of Majors Road and Townsend Road. 

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Traffic shown on Google Maps at 9.40pm

Two vehicles are thought to have been involved at about 8pm.

Emergency services attended and the road remained closed as of 9.30pm.

Several residents reporting on social media said the air ambulance also landed at the scene.

It is the second time police have had to close the busy A-road this weekend, following a collision on Friday night between Faringdon and Littleworth.  

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