The A377 road between Crediton and Copplestone has been closed to traffic due to what is believed to be an incident in which a tree has landed on a car.

The incident has occurred at Spencecombe bends at about 11am on Wednesday, April 12.

Emergency services, including a fire engine, ambulance, paramedics and police are currently at the scene.

Minor roads in the area are gridlocked.

Motorists are advised to seek an alternative route.

Further updates as we have them.