Accident between two vehicles took place shortly after 2.30pm this afternoon (Tuesday) between Bucks Cross and Higher Clovelly

The A39 is open again after a two car crash between Buck's Cross and Higher Clovelly.

The crash occurred just after 2.30pm this afternoon (Tuesday).

There is reportedly very slow traffic due to the accident and subsequent recovery work. The road was closed and has been re-opened in the last half hour.

Fire crews from Hartland and Bideford were called to the scene to release a woman from her vehicle.

They made the vehicles safe using small tools.

Police said one female casualty had been taken to hospital.

Check back for more updates as we have them.