TWO accidents have brought traffic chaos to the roads around Devizes and Melksham this morning.

The A342 south of Devizes near Stert and the Grist waste management site has been closed.

A police spokesman said: "Officers are dealing with a vehicle collision on the A342 south of Devizes. The road will be closed between the Devizes town limits and the Stert junction . Drivers should seek an alternative route through the area."

The road was expected to be re-opened around 9am.

In Melksham police are dealing with a collision on the A350 near Beanacre. A spokesman said: "Drivers are advised to use an alternative route where possible.2