Two-car collision closes part of Barnstaple to Bideford road

HEAVY traffic is being reported on the A39 between Bideford and Barnstaple following a two-car crash earlier this morning (Friday).

A silver Mitsubishi Lancer registered in Ivybridge and a Blue Mazda 5 from Crawley, West Sussex, were involved in the collision on a two lane stretch of road a mile outside Bideford at around 11.23am.

Police said motorists and passengers were being treated for minor injuries and shock.

Officers re-opened the lane to traffic at 12.03pm.