Police appeal for witnesses of dual carriageway collision

Police accident
(Last Updated On: August 3, 2016)

Police have appealed for witnesses following a collision on the A380 in which a pedestrian was seriously injured.

The incident happened shortly after 4am on Saturday 30th July on the A380. A 24 year old man had collided with a white Peugeot van about 1km south of the Penn Inn roundabout on the Torquay bound lane of the dual carriageway

The van was travelling towards Torquay and it appears that the pedestrian, who is not local, was crossing the carriageway towards the central reservation when he was struck by the vehicle.

The pedestrian was taken to Torbay Hospital by ambulance and transferred to Derriford Hospital with serious but not life threatening injuries, where he remains in a stable condition. No arrests were made.

The road was closed for eight and a half hours.

If you witnessed the collision, please contact police by email at101@dc.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting reference 0176 of 30th July 2016

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