Two-vehicle crash blocks road in south Devon

A two-vehicle crash has blocked a lane causing slow traffic due to on the A379 near Modbury.

The road is affected in both directions from B3392 (Modbury) to The Fishermans Rest Pub (Aveton Gifford).

Sensors suggest the accident has occurred near the Motorbike repair shop on the road. The incident happened just after 6.30pm.

Elsewhere in Devon tonight the M5 was brought to a a standstill after two lanes were blocked due to an overturned trailer.

The southbound stretch from J27 A361 ( Tiverton ) to J28 A373 Station Road (Cullompton / Service Area) was affected by the incident, which happened at around 6.10pm.

The lanes have now reopened.

There are also reports of an accident on the A380 at Great Haldon. Traffic is coping well. A car is reported to have gone off the road. Police are on their way to investigate. The incident was reported at just before 6.25pm.

Devon Live