The car came to rest on its side in a field near Crediton

Police are currently monitoring traffic near the entrance to Dewsmoor on the A377 between Crediton and Barnstaple Cross due to a single-vehicle road traffic collision that has left a Volkswagen car stalled in a field.

The car ended up on its side after crashing through a hedge at around 4.15pm today, Thursday 2 May.

During the recovery of the vehicle.  Q 1341

During the recovery of the vehicle. Q 1341 (Alan Quick, Crediton courier)

The driver was treated at the scene by paramedics and taken to the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital.

His condition is unknown.

A recovery vehicle is currently collecting the vehicle from the field, where the road is partially closed and traffic is controlled by police.

There is a lot of water flowing on the road surface in the area and motorists are advised to drive carefully.

Further updates as we have them, but traffic is expected to return to normal in the near future.