A39 collision between a car and a lorry sees road closed

A man had to be cut from his car by fire fighters after a crash on the A39 near Arlington Court yesterday (Monday).

Police said the man was taken to North Devon District Hospital but was thought to be suffering from minor injuries after his Vauxhall Astra was in collision with a heavy goods vehicle.

The road was closed for a time after the collision while highways cleared the road and the vehicles were recovered.

Police said one person had been reported for driving without due care and attention.