A man in his 20s has died after a crash at Nomansland near Tiverton last night (Monday).

Police were called by the ambulance service at around 8.50pm following reports of a VW Golf which had left the road and was on its roof, on the B3137 .

Emergency services found a local man in his 20s believed to be the driver of the vehicle, close to the scene but with critical injuries.

Despite the best efforts of the ambulance service, he was later declared dead at the scene; his next of kin have been informed.

The road remains closed and a cordon in place at the scene. Officers will continue their investigation at the scene today (Tuesday).

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call police on 101 quoting log 841 of October 1.