Mum and twins killed in awful Devon crash are named.

Police have today named the mother and her twin children who tragically lost their lives in a collision on the A361 near Landkey Junction, Barnstaple, on Monday 31 July.

Jane Baker-Lockett, 43, and her children, 12-year-old twins James and Amy Gaskin died when the car they were travelling in was involved in a collision.

Emergency services were called at 8.25am to the A361 at Barnstaple following a two vehicle collision between a white Kia Sportage travelling towards Barnstaple and a lorry travelling in the opposite direction.

The family were from the Milton Keynes area and were travelling in a separate vehicle from her husband and her 14-year-old son. They were not directly involved in the incident.

The road was closed for nine hours whilst officers from the Exeter Serious Collision Investigation Unit examined the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police by email on or call 101 quoting 0125 of the 31st July.

Police have said that the car involved in the triple fatal crash on the A361 North Devon Link Road today ‘crossed the centre white line’ and hit a lorry.

The woman’s husband, and children’s stepfather, was travelling in a separate vehicle in front and witnessed the crash, the BBC have reported.

The A361 is expected to be closed for the rest of the day for collision investigation work. Police asked motorists to avoid the area, and for anyone who witnessed the crash to come forward.

A road closure has been put on at the Landkey junction on the A361. The closure is likely to be on all day and motorists are being advised to avoid the area.

The road reopened at 5.49pm

If anyone witnessed this incident, please email or call 101 quoting 0125 of the 31st July.Today’s tragic events come less than 24 hours after a person was left with life threatening injuries after a two vehicle collision on the same road near the West Buckland junction.





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