Traffic has come to a standstill in Barnstaple this evening (Friday).

Police have not reported any incidents but all routes around the town appear to be gridlocked.

Stagecoach South West tweeted: “#barnstaple due to tempory traffic lights at woodville and a brokendown vehicle at the stones roundabout all services are currently suffering sever delays appologise for inconvienance.”

And BBC Travel South West tweeted: “In Barnstaple traffic is very slow moving on all routes at the moment - the police are not reporting any incidents but there are temporary traffic lights in place near Rumsam Bridge.”

Motorists are advised to expect delays on their commute. Updates as we have them.