LiveSerious accident on A361

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  • A361 both ways closed and slow traffic due to serious accident
  • Incident occurred between A396 Bolham Road (Tiverton) and B3227 (South Molton). Police and emergency services on scene.
  • Traffic is advised to follow a lengthy diversion


The A361 remains closed in both directions, with slow traffic and tailbacks due to the earlier accident between A396 Bolham Road (Tiverton) and B3227 (South Molton).


DEVON and Cornwall Police are advising of a lengthy diversion.

Closure points have been extended due to heavy traffic on smaller side roads.

The A361 closure is likely to be on-going for some time.


FOUR casualties have been taken to hospitals across Devon with varying injuries, the South Western Ambulance Service has confirmed.

Two casualties have been taken to Derriford Hospital in Plymouth in two separate air ambulances.

Another was taken to the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, and a fourth to North Devon District Hospital.

An ambulance spokesman said: "Of the two casualties that have been taken to Derriford, one has gone a head injury, and the second has sustained arm and leg injuries."


A Renault Megane and Triumph Spitfire were involved in the collision.

Two air ambulances have attended the scene to take casualties to hospital.


EMERGENCY services are on the scene of a serious road traffic collision on the A361 North Devon link road.

The incident, which involved two vehicles, happened just after 11.30am this morning on the A361 at Knowstone, near South Molton.

The road is closed in both directions. Diversions are in place at Newtown Cross and Moortown Cross, and police are advising motorists to avoid the area.


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