Traffic chaos as three-vehicle collision closes road

The A361 between Braunton and Barnstaple was closed for two hours after a collision at Chivenor Cross roundabout.

THE A361 at Chivenor Cross roundabout was closed for two hours last night after a three vehicle collision.

Commuters experienced long waits as traffic was diverted through Heanton following the collision just after 5pm.

The incident involved a silver Ford Focus, a grey Seat Ibiza and a green Ford Focus estate.

Police confirmed one of the vehicles had hit a streetlight during the collision.


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Two people were treated for minor injuries at the scene and two patients were taken to North Devon District Hospital.

The nature of their injuries are not known.

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Police, fire and ambulance services attended the scene.

The road reopened at 7.06pm.

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