Man dies after North Devon link road crash

A man has died following a serious collision on the A361 at South Molton yesterday lunchtime.

Police were notified at around 11.40am to reports of a collision between several cars at Rose Ash on the North Devon link road. Fire and the Air Ambulance services were also called to the scene.

A man was extracted from one of the vehicles but was pronounced deceased at the scene. His next of kin were informed.

An elderly woman, from another vehicle, was airlifted to the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital with injuries not believed to be life-threatening.

The road was closed for some hours at Knowstone Cross and between Bish Mill and Aller Cross.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police via 101@dc.police.uk or by calling 101 quoting 291 of the 18th June 2018.

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