A young man from Powys has died after suffering serious injuries in a crash in north Devon over the weekend.

Despite the efforts of police officers and ambulance staff, the 20-year-old driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are appealing for information following the single-vehicle road crash involving a blue BMW on the A361 at Heanton Court, near Barnstaple at around 00.25am on Sunday, November 19.

Damage was also caused to an electricity pole as a result of the collision.

The road was closed while emergency services dealt with the scene and the closure was handed over to highways at around 7.20am.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or have any information or dashcam footage that could help with enquiries, is asked to contact Devon and Cornwall Police via their website or by calling 101 quoting 25 of 19/11/23.