MOTORISTS are advised of the closure of Bickleigh Bridge between Exeter and Tiverton due to a collision between a car and an HGV lorry.

The incident is said to have occurred at about 8am this morning, Monday, July 17.

The A396 is closed to traffic southbound following the collision.

There are no reports of injuries at this time.

Stagecoach bus company is unable to operate along the main route and is currently running down the M5 in both directions.

It says that the 355 service will be serving Thorverton and Silverton waiting time at the top of Coach Road for its return journey.

Further updates as we have them.