A woman and two children have died in a fatal collision on the North Devon Link Road at Aller Cross today (Monday).

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman and two children died in a collision this morning (Monday).

The collision between a car and a lorry happened on the A361 Link Road near Aller Cross junction at 8.25am.

Emergency services, including the air ambulance, were called at 8.25am.

Police have not yet released the ages of the casualties but a spokesman said it was understood the woman was the children's mother.

A road closure has been put on at West Buckland junction and the Landkey junction on the A361 whilst officers conduct scene investigations.

The closure is likely to be on all day and motorists are being advised to avoid the area.

If anyone witnessed this incident, please email 101@dc.police.uk or call 101 quoting 0125 of July 31