Car crashes in ditch after skidding on ice

Driver uninjured in B3230 accident.

A CAR ended up in a ditch after skidding on ice at Lynton Cross, near Ilfracombe, earlier this morning (Friday).

Police said the 29-year-old driver from Tiverton was uninjured in the crash, which happened shortly before 8am, 200 yards from the On-a-Hill Garage.

Officers closed one lane of the B3230 in the Lynton Cross to Ilfracombe direction at 7.55am to enable recovery of the blue Ford Focus.

The road was reopened at 8.50am.

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