The North Devon Link Road is closed this morning after a collision between a lorry and a car.

Police have closed the A361 in both directions between Stoneham Cross and Bolham Road, Tiverton, following the crash near Stoodleigh in the early hours of this morning (Friday).

Emergency services were notified of the incident at 3.15am. One man is reported to be seriously injured as a result of the collision.

A statement from Devon and Cornwall Police said the road was likely to be closed for some time.

Those travelling are asked to avoid using the A361, and find an alternative route if possible.

Police are also appealing for witnesses to the collision. Anyone with any information is asked to call 101, quoting log 70 of May 11.