Heavy downpours cause traffic problems on A38 near Exeter
Hazardous driving conditions due to heavy downpours of hail and rain have led to two crashes on the A38 this afternoon.
The first incident was at 1:45pm after three vehicles￼ were involved in a collision on the A38 at Bickington. A silver VW Polo spun and hit the barrier leaving one lane blocked.
A Mercedes and a lorry were also involved, say police.
A female driver￼ was injured and one lane blocked.
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The second collision occurred at 1:45pm on the A38 at Ashburton during heavy hail.
A Vauxhall Corsa spun and hit spun off the road leaving the female driver with fairly minor injuries.
The road is passable with care.
Three HGVs are reportedly stuck outside Stover School due to the weather conditions.