Devon

Three dead after van overturns near Plymouth

Crash
Image caption The crash happened on the Plymouth-bound carriageway of the A38 about a mile before Marsh Mills roundabout

Three people were killed when a van they were travelling in overturned on a main road in Devon.

The crash happened at 15:30 BST on the Plymouth-bound carriageway of the A38, about a mile before Marsh Mills.

The road was closed in both directions which caused huge tailbacks. The Plymouth-bound carriageway is expected to remain closed overnight.

Devon and Cornwall Police have advised motorists to avoid the area and follow any diversions.

Image caption Huge tailbacks built up after the crash and motorists have been advised by police to avoid the area

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