Serious Collision A39 Bideford 10/03/2021 11:07:49 [370714]

Published: 10 March 2021

Five vehicles involved and several casualties

At 4.31pm on Tuesday 9 March 2021, Police were notified of a road traffic collision on the A39 just to the east of Torridge Bridge, Bideford.

The collision involved five vehicles with significant damage caused to a silver Ford Focus, a grey VW Fox and a silver Renault Trafic van. All vehicles were travelling from the direction of Barnstaple towards Bideford through the current road works when the collision occurred.

The driver of the Renault Trafic, a 38 year old local male, the driver of the Ford Focus, a 44 year old local male and the front seat passenger of the VW Fox, an 80 year old local male all sustained serious injuries in the collision.

Officers from the Alliance’s Roads Policing Team attended the scene and commenced an investigation of the scene with officers working to establish the cause of this collision.

Police are appealing for any witnesses who were in the area at the time of the collision. Please telephone 101 quoting Log 661 of 9 March 2021.