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Road closed near Blackmoor Gate following crash involving car and motorcycle

PUBLISHED: 13:18 22 October 2017 | UPDATED: 15:03 22 October 2017

Police have closed the A399 between Combe Martin and Blackmoor Gate following a collision between a car and a motorbike. Picture: Devon and Cornwall Police

Police have closed the A399 between Combe Martin and Blackmoor Gate following a collision between a car and a motorbike. Picture: Devon and Cornwall Police

Devon and Cornwall Police

Motorists advised to avoid Long Lane area between Combe Martin and A39 junction.

A 37-year-old man has been airlifted to hospital with life-threatening injuries following a crash on the A399 near Combe Martin.

The motorcyclist was involved in a collision with a car in Long Lane, around two miles north of the A39 junction at Blackmoor Gate, shortly before midday.

The A399 is expected to be closed for some time to enable police to carry out crash investigation work.

The casualty has been airlifted to Derriford Hospital in Plymouth. Police said next of kin had been informed.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area but police are directing traffic via the B3229.

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