A Tilehurst road has been closed following an accident.

Pierces Hill was shut earlier this evening after a road traffic collision. 

Residents on social media suggested an air ambulance was called to attend to a motorcyclist involved in the crash, but this has not yet been confirmed.

The incident has affected the Reading Buses Royal Blue 33 line, which is unable to serve Pierces Hill and Westwood Road. 

It has been diverted via Chapel Hill. 

More as we get it.

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