A30 closed near Honiton following multiple-vehicle crash


LANES of the A30 have been closed near Honiton after a multiple-vehicle crash.

Officers said that the westbound lane had been shut completely at Clover Leaf junction, and one lane eastbound was closed.

Firefighters say, that Five people have been injured in the crash.

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service said crews were called to the four-vehicle crash scene at about 14:40 on the Exeter-bound carriageway.

The service said hydraulic cutting gear was used to release a male from one of the vehicles, and firefighters assisted one female from another vehicle.

It added: “There were five walking wounded who were being assessed by ambulance personnel on scene.”

Honiton, Ottery St Mary, Chard & Ilminster Reporter | After studying for his NCTJ in Bournemouth, Peter started with the paper in June 2015 on a freelance basis, now permanently based in East Devon covering community and council news.