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Vehicle in Ditch at #Hartland A39

Fire appliances from Hartland and Bideford were mobilised to a report of a vehicle that had rolled into a ditch on Friday afternoon around 3pm. On arrival, crews reported one vehicle in a precarious position, but all persons were clear and free of the vehicle.  Crews made the vehicle safe […]

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Car Rolls Down Embankment at #Bude

Yesterday, a vehicle had left the highway on the A39 at Bush, and rolled 10 foot down an embankment at around 16.00. The occupant of the vehicle was out prior to the arrival of the Fire Service (one fire engine from Bude attended) and crews assisted paramedics getting the casualty […]

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Man Dies After A39 Collision

A car driver has died following a collision with a lorry on the A39 near Bideford this morning (Wednesday 14 January). Police and other emergency services were called shortly before 6.53am to the collision. The red Volvo lorry, registered to Bideford, overturned, shedding its load of logs across the carriageway on the […]

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Serious Collision on A39

Police and other emergency services are still at the scene of a serious collision involving a car and a lorry on the A39 near Bideford. The lorry has overturned, shedding its load of logs across the carriageway two miles out of Bideford, towards Barnstaple. Paramedics treated the car driver at […]

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Police Info Appeal After Fatal A39 Collision

Police are keen to trace two drivers who may hold vital information to assist with the investigation into a fatal road traffic collision in Barnstaple recently. The collision between a Ford Focus and a 44-tonne HGV happened on the A39 between Barnstaple and Bideford around 10.40am on Monday 6 October. […]

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Woman in A39 Collision Dies

  A 49-year-old woman involved in a serious two-vehicle collision on the A39 near Barnstaple on Monday morning has died of her injuries. The Bideford woman sustained serious injuries when her Ford Focus was in collision with a 44-tonne HGV near Rooksbridge between Barnstaple and Bideford. She was airlifted to […]

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Appeal Re Fatal Collision on A39 #Camelford

  Police are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist died in a road traffic collision on the A39, Allen Valley near Camelford, at the weekend.  Emergency services were called to the A39 near Knightsmill at around 10.45am on Sunday 5th October 2014 after reports of a collision involving two motorcycles and a […]

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Serious Collision A39, Bideford to Barnstaple

Emergency services are still at at the scene of a serious collision on the A39 near Barnstaple, where the road has been closed in both directions today. The collision, involving a car and an HGV, happened at Newton Tracey around, between the A3125 / B3232 (Roundswell Roundabout, Barnstaple) and A386 (Instow […]

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A39 Closed Between Camelford & Wadebridge

  At 10.45 this morning, emergency services attended the report of a two vehicle road traffic collision involving a car and a motorcycle on the Atlantic Highway,  A39, Allen Valley near Camelford.  The accident is at Knight Mill, between B3267 (St Teath) and A389 / B3314 Gonvena Hill (Egloshayle).  The rider […]

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Large Bursdon Moor Gorse Fire

Well, goodness me, it was right on my doorstep and I missed it! Will go and take a look later. Several calls were received reporting a gorse fire at Bursdon Moor along the A39, near Hartland, Devon, last night. 1 fire appliance from Hartland was mobilised to the incident.  On […]

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Big Fire at Horns Cross, A39

There is traffic disruption today on the A39 Bideford/Abbotsham direction due to a large fire in a thatched cottage at Downwater Cottages. A total of 15 fire appliances from Bideford, Barnstaple, Hartland, Ilfracombe, Hatherleigh, Holsworthy, South Molton, Appledore, Torrington, and Honiton were mobilised to a thatched property on fire. Crews […]

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Flood Warnings Bude

Okay, we’ve gone up from alert status to warning status for the River Neet from Woolstone Mill to Rodds Bridge including Helebridge and the A39. See previous post re driver stuck in flood water who needed rescuing.   Upper River Tamar still on flood alert. Upper and Lower Torridge still on […]

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Cows Killed by Tanker Near Bude

The police have confirmed that a tanker collided with 3 cows at around 11pm on Friday night. The livestock was badly injured and had to be put to sleep by a vet. No one else was injured.

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Stop It Meddon’s Windfarm Fight

  This information has come from the West Country Inn on the A39, and is in opposition to a planned wind turbine development bigger than the one already at Morwenstow. The action group is called Stop it Meddon and they have a real fight on their hands to stop the proliferation […]

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A39 Closed Fairy Cross – Accident

From BBC Travel News: A39 Fairy Cross, both ways between Clovelly Road and Acre Road A39 Devon – A39 in Fairy Cross closed and severe delays in both directions between the Clovelly Road junction and the Acre Road junction, because of an accident involving three vehicles. A man has been […]

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