Police have coned off one lane of the Barnstaple roundabout after a tractor trailer piled with hay bales overturned.

A tractor trailer has overturned on a Barnstaple roundabout.

The accident happened at 4.30pm this afternoon (Thursday) on the A39 Pilton Causeway and Alexandra Road roundabout.

It appears the trailer, which was loaded with hay bales, has overturned into the hedge.

One carriageway of the roundabout is currently coned off by police.

Traffic is starting to build in the area as we approach rush hour. Check back for more as we have it.