Police were called to a car crash on Sticklepath Hill at around 7pm on Friday evening.
The crash, described by police as minor, involved a black Ford Ka and a Peugeot 607, both of which were from Barnnstaple.
It is understood that one of the cars drove into the back of the other. Minor damage was caused to the vehicles and no one was injured.
The road was cleared by 7.40pm.