Four car collision closes A39 in Barnstaple

Road closed between Portmore and Bishops Tawton roundabouts following rush hour smash.

THE A39 in Barnstaple has been closed following a four car collision.

The incident occurred on the on the Bideford-bound carriageway of the Portmore roundabout at around 5pm.

Emergency services were in attendance but at this time it appears no one was seriously injured.

At 7pm the road was still closed in both directions between the Portmore and Bishops Tawton roundabouts as recovery operations continue.

Access is possible from the Portmore roundabout on to Eastern Avenue. Heavy traffic queues are possible.

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