An elderly woman was taken to hospital with a serious head injury after the collision this morning. Police were called at around 10am to the collision involving a green Renault and a woman in her 80s. She is in hospital and her injuries are not thought to be life-threatening. Police closed the A39 North Road between Pilton Quay and the next roundabout. Traffic was reported as heavy in the area, but the road re-opened at 12.20pm and traffic has returned to normal.