Road closed in both directions after accident in New Street Ottery

PUBLISHED: 17:19 26 February 2018 | UPDATED: 17:50 26 February 2018

Slow traffic is being reported due to an incident.

Slow traffic is being reported due to an incident.

Kichigin

Traffic is slow in Ottery this evening after reports of an accident in New Street.

Police are reporting the road is blocked in both directions due to an accident that occurred shortly after 4.20pm today (Monday).

Shortly before 5pm, it was reported traffic was slow and the road closed in New Street and New Lane/Sandhill Street and Furzebrook.

A police spokeswoman said officers were notified at 4.15pm after reports a car collided with a property.

No-one was hurt but police are carrying out enquiries are ongoing.

The spokeswoman said: “Police are carrying out enquiries to locate driver of vehicle who left the scene.”

BBC Travel South West tweeted the accident was cleared shortly before 5.40pm.

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Other News Stories

Yesterday, 17:31

A Sidmouth author will debut her seventh book later this month called Pets, People and Places.

Read more
Yesterday, 16:57

Play tells the story of two village gravediggers who delve into long-buried family secrets

Read more
Yesterday, 15:22

Armed police were called and a man arrested during a disturbance in an Ottery home.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:04

A group of super slimmers from Sidmouth who achieved a combined weight-loss of 37 stone have been recognised for their success.

Read more
Tue, 10:47

From steam trains to the paranormal, Sidmouth Library will be hosting a range of events in November.

Read more
Tue, 08:00

Campaigners have called for land earmarked for a multi-million pound Sidford business park to be taken out of the Local Plan.

Read more
Tue, 07:00

The Donkey Sanctuary has received an award from HRH Princess Anne in recognition of their employee training.

Read more
Mon, 17:30

‘Shocking’ plans have not been supported by Sidmouth Town Council’s Planning Committee after members of the public came out in force.

Read more
Mon, 16:32

The Sid Valley fell silent across Remembrance weekend as thousands gathered to pay their respect in events marking 100 years since the end of World War One.

Read more
Mon, 12:04

Kindhearted youngsters are hoping to give a little extra to those in need this Christmas with their own fundraising toy event.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 14°C

min temp: 11°C

Most read

Useful Links

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Sidmouth Herald e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sidmouth Herald twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy


Show Job Lists


Find planning applications