Broken-down lorry causes traffic problems on B3232 in Newton Tracey
A broken-down lorry caused traffic problems on the B3232 between Barnstaple and Torrington this morning.
The lorry came to halt on a dangerous bend, as it was travelling uphill, in Newton Tracey at around 9.15am.
The lorry, believed to be from Advanced Pallet Systems in Torrington, was blocking one side of the road.
Motorists were forced to carefully divert around the lorry, which was stuck on a blind corner.
£10 Off Every Pair of Binoculars Over £100 at J&A CamerasView details
We have the finest range of binoculars in the South West including ranges from Opticron, Meopta, Steiner, Leica, Hawke, Forest Optics and Swarovski. Come instore to give them a try.
Terms: Voucher for £10 off a binocular spend of £100 must be printed and presented instore at time of purchase. Only one voucher can be used per transaction. Voucher valid until July 31st 2013.
Contact: 01271 447066
Valid until: Wednesday, July 31 2013
The incident caused traffic queues to build-up, with motorists describing the road as "chaotic".
The lorry was moved from the road by 10am and traffic returned to normal.