Serious crash closes A380 in both directions – updates

A major road in Devon is closed in both directions following what has been described as a “serious” crash.

Devon and Cornwall Police says the A380 in Newton Abbot is shut between Penn Inn and Edginswell following the incident which took place at around 11pm.

A police statement says: “Due to a serious collision overnight on the South Devon Highway near Newton Abbot, a full scene investigation is taking place.

“As a result, the A380 will be closed in both directions, between Penn Inn and Edginswell, until approx 7.30am.

“Highways England are putting appropriate diversions in place.

“The public are thanked for their patience and understanding whilst this crucial examination takes place.”

The latest updates from this incident will appear in the blog below.

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