Serious incident, Buckfastleigh – One driver seriously injured

Police are currently at the scene of a serious incident in Buckfastleigh after a tree came down on two cars.

Emergency services were called to the A384 following the incident near to the Dartbridge Inn at 5.30am today [8 February].

The driver of one car has sustained serious injuries.

A woman has also been extracted  from the other vehicle by the fire service and has been taken to Derriford Hospital with minor injuries.

The road has been closed both ways at its junction with the A38 through to Dartington roundabout, and is expected to be shut for some time.

Police are asking motorists to avoid the area for the time being.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact police via 101@dc.police.ukor by phone on 101, quoting log number 0117 of 08/02/19.