Person airlifted to hospital following Paignton accident

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(Last Updated On: December 7, 2014)

Update (7th December): Teenager has life threatening injuries. Police seek witnesses.https://wearesouthdevon.com/police-appeal-for-witnesses-after-teenager-suffers-life-threatening-injuries-in-collision/

Update (4pm/6th December): Reports suggest the pedestrian was a young male foreign language student.

It is thought that the road will be closed until approximately 6pm this evening.

A person has been airlifted to hospital following an accident in Paignton this afternoon.

The accident is believed to have happened at around 12.45 pm today.

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Helicopter landing near the scene

People at the scene say that a male was knocked down by a vehicle.

The police have said that Torbay road is currently closed in both directions. It may be closed for some time.

Emergency services are still at the scene.

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Road closed

We will update as information becomes available.

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