A four vehicle shunt has partly blocked the A361 North Devon Link Road this lunchtime (Thursday). Police said three vehicles a black Mercedes, black Vauxhall Astra and black Insignia - were involved in the 10.50am main collision near the 4x4 centre just past Bish Mill roundabout in the Tiverton direction. Fourth, a Seat Ibiza, was also involved in some way. The fire service is on scene and ambulance service personnel have been treating what is described as walking wounded as well as those in shock. All four cars were from out of the area the Mercedes from Birmingham, the Astra from Wales, the Insignia Oxford and the Seat from Staffordshire. One carriageway is blocked but traffic is being directed past the scene on the other side. Recovery of the vehicles is now being arranged.