The A39 was closed yesterday evening after a serious crash at around 8pm at Bush on the A39, a collision between a car and an ambulance.
Traffic was diverted via the B3254 at Kilkhampton. The ambulance was thought to be carrying patients.
Bude Community Fire Service said: Two people were trapped inside a car. Crash rescue equipment was used to remove the roof and door to extricate the casualties, and the vehicles were made safe.