Devon

A30 closed after lorry and tractor collision

A30 tailback. Pic: Richard Wickenden Image copyright Richard Wickenden
Image caption The crash caused major tailbacks

A major route through Devon has been closed in both directions after a collision between a lorry and a tractor.

The crash occurred on the A30 between Cheriton Bishop and Tedburn St Mary at about 08:00 BST.

Fire crews had to free the trapped drivers from their vehicles.

One of the male drivers was taken to hospital by land ambulance and the other airlifted to hospital, Devon and Somerset Fire Service said.

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