Police appeal for witnesses after teenager suffers life threatening injuries in collision

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(Last Updated On: December 7, 2014)

Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenager was seriously injured following a collision with a car in Paignton.

A 16-year-old male pedestrian suffered life-threatening head injuries as a result and was taken by air ambulance to Derriford Hospital where he remains in a critical condition.

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Helicopter landing near the scene

The collision happened at 12.15pm on Saturday 6 December on Great Western Road, on the one-way system just outside Paignton train station.

The driver of the silver Vauxhall Vectra, a 42-year-old local man, was uninjured.

A section of Great Western Road was closed while a full forensic examination of the scene took place. It was reopened at around 7.30pm.

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The road was closed for examination

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to call the Serious Collisions Investigation Unit on 101, quoting log 344 of 6 December, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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