POLICE are appealing for witnesses and information following a road traffic collision (RTC) on the southbound carriageway of the A38.

The RTC occurred between Drumbridges and Chudleigh Knighton at 10.40pm on Saturday, May 25.

Emergency services were called to the scene where one person, a local woman in her 20s, died.

Her next of kin have been informed.

The A38 was closed in both directions while officers from Devon and Cornwall Roads Policing Team attended and carried out a detailed investigation of the scene.

The road was fully reopened at around 12.30pm on Sunday, May 26.

Enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances.

‘If you witnessed the incident or have any information or dashcam footage that could help with enquiries, please contact police via our website here or by calling 101 quoting log 1065 of 25/5/24’ a spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police said.