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Tractor and motorcycle crash, closing the A35

Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance

If you’re travelling from Devon to Dorset, or the other way, please be aware that the A35 is closed in both directions between Springfield Road and Northgate Lane in Offwell, and all traffic is being diverted.

Police has stated that the motorcyclist has sustained serious injuries, and has been taken to hospital.

A part of the A35 has been closed today due to a collision involving a tractor and a motorcycle at 5:45pm today (16th June), just across the border in Devon.

With Devon & Cornwall Police and ambulance on the scene, Air Ambulance was also called and has landed.

His injuries are serious injuries. He has been taken to hospital for assessment.

Martin Webb, Force Incident Manager for Devon and Cornwall Police

If you’re travelling from Devon to Dorset, your diversion is:

  • travel along the A30 towards the A303
  • when you reach Yarcombe, turn right to continue on the A30 to Chard
  • turn right onto the A358 and continue south towards Axminster
  • rejoin A35

If travelling west from Dorset to Devon, simply follow the exact same instructions in reverse.

A35 in both directions closed, queueing traffic due to serious accident, a motorcycle and a tractor involved from Springfield Road ( Honiton ) to Northgate Lane (Offwell).

Affecting traffic between Honiton and Axminster.

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