AN accident has seen heavy congestion on the Evesham Bypass.

The A46 southbound after the accident, which took place at around 9.45 on Tuesday morning near the Volkswagen garage.

It re-opened northbound at 11am.

The accident happened between the B4035 Badsey Road and A44 Broadway Road.

Traffic heading down towards Salford Priors and the Twyford roundabout has been most affected, and traffic is also busy heading through Evesham Town Centre.