Driver pronounced dead at the scene of single vehicle collison near Bude.

A YOUNG woman has died in a car crash on the A39 near Bude.

Police said her Vauxhall Corsa left the road and came to rest upside down in a field.

Emergency services were called to the incident in the Eastcott Cross area at 1.10am.

The deceased, understood to be in her 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The A39 is closed at the junctions for Morwenstow, Eastcott and Bradworthy. Diversions are in place and drivers are asked to avoid the area.