A head on collision between two vehicles closed the A377 at the Bishops Tawton Road roundabout yesterday.
Two male drivers were treated at the scene by ambulance crews.
One of the men was trapped in his car while the male driver of the other car was free of his vehicle. Both casualties were conscious and breathing.
The crash between the silver Land Rover Freelander and the grey Peugeot 205 happened just after 4.05pm.
Both vehicles are registered to the Barnstaple area.
The road was closed at 4.20pm and remained closed for several hours while police made it safe.