Police appeal for witnesses after motorcyclist injured in collision

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(Last Updated On: March 4, 2015)

Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious collision involving two buses and a motorcycle in Kenton yesterday.

The collision happened at around 7.30pm on the A379 between the Powderham turning and Kenton village.

A double-decker bus and grey Yamaha motorcycle were travelling from Exeter towards Dawlish, and a single-decker bus was travelling in the opposite direction at the time of the incident.

As a result of the collision, the 49-year-old male motorcyclist, from Exeter, suffered serious arm and leg injuries which are considered life–threatening and life-changing.

He was taken to Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, where his condition is described as critical.

The road closed was closed for eight hours while a specialist examination of the scene took place.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to call police on 101 quoting reference 678 of 3 March.

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