Crane smashes into lamppost and road signs on Exeter Road – latest updates

A crane has smashed into a lamppost and road signs on Exeter Road, near Quay Road,  in Teignmouth this morning.

Roads and traffic monitoring service Inrix first reported the collision on the A379 at 11:08. Traffic is queueing around the scene of the incident.

In an update at 11:27, Irix reported: “A379 Exeter Road inbound partially blocked, queueing traffic due to accident, a crane involved and a lamp-post and other road signs are partially blocking the road following an accident around Quay Road.

“Congestion to Bishopsteignton.Near Teignmouth Library. A collision involving a crane has damaged the traffic lights, lamp-port and other road sign.”

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