Update: The road is now open.
Shiphay Avenue is currently closed in both directions following a serious accident this afternoon, Wednesday 9th January.
A vehicle is reported to have collided with a tree and another vehicle.
The road is closed between Shiphay Lane and Marldon Road following the accident earlier this afternoon.
#Devon In Torquay Shiphay Avenue is BLOCKED in both directions due to an accident between Shiphay Lane and Marldon Road. [PL]
— BBC Travel SouthWest (@BBCTravelSW) January 9, 2019
Traffic in and around the area is very slow.
Updates as information becomes available.
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