A361 between Ilfracombe and Braunton is closed and air ambulance is in attendance after major car crash

The main road between Ilfracombe and Barnstaple is closed this afternoon (Saturday) after a multiple vehicle collision.

The crash on the A361 is being reported at the Spreacombe junction and the air ambulance is on scene as well as police, fire and paramedics.

The road is shut and reports on social media suggest two or possibly three vehicles are involved, with at least one person airlifted to hospital.

Bus passengers have been told their bus cannot get through to Ilfracombe and car drivers are advised to take a different route or delay their journey.

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