A30 traffic delays following accident near Upottery

The police have made an arrest following the CCTV appeal.

The police have made an arrest following the CCTV appeal. - Credit: Archant

Firefighters from three towns called to two vehicle collision

Police are reporting long delays on the A30 near Upottery following an accident involving two vehicles.

Traffic is queuing both ways between A303 (Upottery) and Viney Lane (Rawridge). There is congestion on A30 to A35 Monkton Road (Honiton) and on A303 to Giant’s Grave (Buckland St Mary). Police are directing traffic while recovery work takes place.

Three fire appliances from Honiton, Ottery St Mary and Chard were mobilised to the scene.

On arrival crews confirmed two females had already been released from a vehicle and one male was still trapped inside. Crews got to work with hydraulic cutting gear and a reciprocating saw to extricate the casualty. The male casualty was conveyed to hospital by land Ambulance.

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