Police appeal for witnesses following Kingskerswell crash

The scene of the accident
(Last Updated On: March 26, 2015)

Police are appealing for witnesses after a collision in Kingskerswell yesterday (Wednesday 25 March) afternoon which left a motorcyclist with serious injuries.

Ambulance and police attended the collision, involving a white Ford Transit van and a silver Yamaha YZF motorcycle, which happened shortly before 1.20pm on  on Newton Road, outside the Texaco garage.

The scene of the accident

The scene of the accident

The 51-year-old male rider of the motorcycle, from Newton Abbot, was taken by ambulance to Torbay Hospital with potentially life changing injuries.

As a result of the collision the road was closed from the Kerswell Gardens roundabout, with tailbacks to the Penn Inn roundabout.

Newton Road was closed by Police

Newton Road was closed by Police

The road was re-opened at around 3.50pm.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact the Exeter serious collisions investigation unit by emailing 101@devonandcornwall.pnn.police.uk
or by calling 101, quoting reference 342 of 25 March.

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