A Bideford man has been arrested following a fatal three-vehicle collision near Landcross on Thursday (May 9).

A Bideford man has been arrested following a fatal three-vehicle collision near Landcross on Thursday (May 9).

Police have confirmed a 29-year-old male has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving following the incident which saw a 41-year-old woman killed and four people injured.

Devon and Cornwall Police say the man has since been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

The incident, which happened at around 2.45pm on Thursday, involved a Vauxhall Astra, a Citroen and a BMW on the A386 at Little America near Bideford.

Officers have confirmed that a woman, believed to be a passenger of the Vauxhall, was declared dead at the scene. Her next of kin have been informed.

Another occupant of the car - a 36-year-old man from Torrington - sustained serious pelvic and leg injuries and remains in hospital.

The driver and one of the passengers of a BMW - both in their 60s from the Swindon area - had minor injuries.

A third person in the BMW - an 80-year-old woman from Exbourne - sustained a serious wrist injury.

All occupants of the Citroen were unharmed.

Police are working to establish the cause of the collision.

A full investigation of the scene took place after the collision, and officers are working to establish the cause.

Police are appealing for information from anyone who saw a silver Vauxhall Astra travelling between Torrington and Bideford. They would also like to speak to anyone who has dashcam footage of the incident.

Anyone who can help police with their investigation should contact police on 101 quoting log number 469 of May 9.