Motorists advised to avoid area emergency services attend to casualties.

Emergency services are currently dealing with a car crash near Tesco in Whiddon Valley, Barnstaple.

The incident involving a Vauxhall Corsa and Vauxhall Combo van was reported at 2.20pm.

Paramedics are also at the scene of the crash in Eastern Avenue, which is understood to be causing tailbacks around the town.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible.