Fatal collision on the A39 near Wadebridge

A man has died following a collision on the A39 near Wadebridge. Emergency services were called around 9.05 am today [14 October] after an overturned car was found by the side of the road between Winnards Perch and Wadebridge. The male driver was pronounced deceased at the scene. The A39 […]

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Yet more roadworks on A39 N Devon Fairy Cross

The last time roadworks occurred on a nearby stretch of the A39, I followed diversion signs and met an oncoming lorry on a single track country lane, concerned I might struggle to get out of the muddy mess I was forced into. So, we are no doubt all thrilled to know […]

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Road traffic collision at A39 Jacobstow

The fire service received an emergency call from Devon and Cornwall Police yesterday at 16.50, stating that there had been a two-vehicle road traffic collision on the A39 at Jacobstow, with people trapped. Two appliances from Bude, the Rescue Tender from Bodmin and a whole time officer attended the incident. […]

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A39 roadworks go on and on…

What is going on along the A39? Sat in traffic both ways over the last couple of days en route to Tiverton Parkway, I noticed the sheer scale of the roadworks on the A39 at Bucks Cross near the new Route 39 site. The photos taken by my passenger daughter […]

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Fatal collision, A39, Horns Cross

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 […]

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Next year’s A39 road closure

As someone who regularly travels up country, not least to visit my ageing Dad, this news which Devon Live recently reminded me of, makes me irritable. It already takes me 60 miles to get to Tiverton Railway Station, so now it’s going to be even more. Yes, the A39 is […]

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Tribute paid to A39 victim

From Devon & Cornwall Police website: A friend of 30-year-old Daniel Chaffe [pictured], who was fatally injured when the car he was travelling in collided with two other vehicles on Friday 23 September, has made the following tribute: “We are deeply saddened by the tragic and unexpected death of our […]

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A39 closed following crash

Expect big delays, as between Higher Clovelly in North Devon and Kilkhampton , the A39 is closed in both directions. Traffic is obviously very slow due to a serious accident on the stretch of the A39, involving a tractor and motorcycle  between B3248 between Welcombe Cross and Woolley. Diversions seem […]

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Collision A39/King’s Hill Junction

Emergency services received a call this morning stating that a lorry and a car had been in a collision at the junction of the A39 and King’s Hill, Bude. One fire appliance from Bude was mobilised at around 10.50. On arrival, the crew proceeded to make the vehicles and scene safe. […]

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Serious A39 Collision Near #Truro

I know if you live in Bude you often have to travel to work, and for other reasons. So, if you’ve been on the A39 near Truro early this morning, you will be aware of a nasty collision which has closed the road. Police investigating the serious road traffic collision […]

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Another Serious A39 Collision

Police are seeking witnesses to a three-vehicle collision on the A39, in north Devon which left a woman with serious injuries. This one was on Sunday, 1st November. Emergency services were called at 11.30am after the collision happened on the A39 between Barnstaple and Bideford. It involved a Ford Mondeo […]

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Child Critical After A39 Crash

Our thoughts once again go out to the victims of the A39 crash near Clovelly yesterday, as we wish them all a good recovery. The Cornish Guardian has reported that a child involved in the collision has been transferred to Bristol. She remains in a critical condition with a depressed […]

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Police Info on the A39 Crash at Clovelly

A statement on the earlier collision from Devon & Cornwall Police, which the North Devon Journal are calling a “high-speed collision”. Emergency services are currently still at the scene of a serious collision on the A39 near Clovelly in which five people have been injured. Police, fire and ambulance crews […]

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Serious Collision on A39 #Clovelly

The North Devon Gazette has reported a serious collision on the A39 earlier. My daughter did mention a diversion in place through Woolsery, and long delays. It seems the collision was ‘head on’ and occurred just before 11am between the B3237  Clovelly roundabout and Bideford Bay Caravan Park; it involved a Vauxhall […]

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RTC at Roundswell A39

There was a major crash on the A39 near Roundswell last night. Roads were closed, and vehicles were alight in the serious incident which is said to have occurred just off the Roundswell roundabout in the direction of Bideford. Two fire appliances from Barnstaple and one from Braunton were mobilised […]

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