Traffic backs up at Barnhenge following Bickington Road shunt.

A CAR crash blocked part of Bickington Road in Barnstaple this afternoon (Thursday).

A Vauxhall Corsa saloon and a silver Ford Focus were involved in the collision at around 4pm, opposite the new St Michael's Nursery in Sticklepath.

Police, fire and ambulance services were called to there scene although police said there were no reported injuries.

The accident caused large tailbacks around Barnstaple, particularly from the Cedars roundabout to Barnhenge.