The A39 is closed both ways this afternoon after a collision.

The police said the incident was not thought to be serious and the road was closed while vehicles were awaiting recovery.

They could not provide any further details at this time.

Pictures on social media showed stationary vehicles with drivers opening the doors of their cars.

Police an ambulance are in attendance.

A tweet from Stagecoach South West said bus services 5B, 21 & 21A were experiencing delays after being diverted via Bickington and Fremington.