Busy road closes after horse lorry breaks down

A busy Devon road has been closed causing heavy delays after a horse box broke down.

The eastbound A30 is closed from B3260 Exeter Road to A382 Whiddon Down, according to roads monitoring website Inrix.

Travel is reportedly being affected from Okehampton to Exeter.

A post on Inrix says: “A30 Okehampton Bypass Eastbound closed due to broken down horse lorry from B3260 Exeter Road (Okehampton Services, Okehampton) to A382 (Whiddon Down, Whiddon Down).

“Traffic is coping well. Affecting travel from Okehampton to Exeter.

“Highways England briefly said that was cleared but police informed us that it is not (plus social media).”

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