Fatal collision, A39, Horns Cross

Devon and Cornwall Police

Devon and Cornwall Police

A man in his 80s has died following a three-vehicle collision on the A39 near Bideford.

Emergency services were called to the incident at around 8 am this morning [25 January] outside Hoops Inn, Horns Cross. The collision involved a Ford Fiesta, Vauxhall Vivaro and Nissan Qashqai.

A local man, who was driving a Ford Fiesta was pronounced deceased at the scene. The other two drivers were treated for minor injuries by the Ambulance service.

The road was closed until 3 pm between Acre Road and the Hoops Inn junction, whilst emergency services worked at the scene.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the collision. Anyone with information should contact police on 101@dc.police.uk or call 101 quoting log 83 of 25 January.

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