A collision involving a police car closed a main road near Bideford on Friday (July 10).

Police officers and paramedics attended the incident, which took place at around 12.10pm on the A386 between Bideford and Landcross.

Police said a marked police Vauxhall Astra estate ended up on its roof while enroute to an emergency call. No other vehicles were involved.

A male police officer, the only one in the car, sustained minor injuries and was treated by paramedics.

The road was closed at Buckland Brewer and Torridge Hill but re-opened at 2.45pm.

Devon and Cornwall Police said an investigation will be carried out into the circumstances of the collision.

Stagecoach South West had said its services were suffering delays as a result of the collision, and would be unable to serve some areas.

It did not operate its 12.19 5B service as a result of the collision.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact police via 101@dc.police.uk or by phone on 101, quoting log number 0360 of 10/07/20.