Road closed following ‘serious’ A386 crash

Several casualties reported following head-on collision

SEVERAL people have been injured in a head-on collision on the A386 between Bideford and Torrington this morning (Monday).

A green Citroen Saxo and a black Ford people carrier, each carrying a number of passengers, were involved in the “serious” crash near the quarry at Weare Giffard at around 11.15am.

The rear seat passengers of the Ford – a man and a woman – were flown by air ambulance to Derriford Hospital in Plymouth for treatment. One female occupant of the Saxo suffered a leg injury.

All emergency services are at the scene and the road has been closed in both directions.


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Motorists are advised to avoid the area as it is anticipated that the road will be closed for some time.

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