The man was understood to be working on the roof of the Barnstaple petrol station when he fell this morning (Wednesday).

A man has been taken to hospital this morning (Wednesday) after an accident a Barnstaple petrol station.

It is understood a man working on the roof of the Esso petrol station in Barbican Lane was injured in a fall.

The forecourt was closed off while the man was taken to hospital.

His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

The forecourt will remain closed while the scene is cleared and made safe.