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Woman cut from car after three-vehicle crash on Link Road

09:20 17 January 2014


The A361 Link Road was closed for more than three hours after the collision near South Molton.

A WOMAN had to be cut from a car after a three-vehicle collision closed the A361 Link Road yesterday evening (Thurs).

Police, fire and ambulance crews were called to the scene on the south-bound carriageway of the road between Bish Mill and Newtown Cross just before 7.30pm.

The female driver of a blue Vauxhall Astra was cut from the car by fire crews from South Molton and Barnstaple.

She was taken to North Devon District Hospital but a police spokesman said her injuries were not life-threatening or life-changing.

The drivers of the two other vehicles – a Land Rover and a Ford Focus – were unharmed.

The road was closed while emergency services were at the scene and reopened just before 11pm.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to call police on non-emergency number 101 quoting log 0607 of January 16, 2014.


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