Police appeal for information after fatal Dawlish collision

Police accident
(Last Updated On: December 12, 2016)

Police have appealed for information after a fatal collision in Dawlish.

The collision involving a pedestrian and a car happened on Thursday 1 December 2016 at around 3pm on the A379 at Holcombe, Dawlish.

A number of road closures were put in place as paramedics and Air ambulance attended. The Air ambulance landed by the Smugglers Inn and the injured man from Newton Abbot was taken to Derriford Hospital where he later died.

Police are appealing for witnesses and would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the crash, or any vehicle which may have captured dash cam footage that could help with the investigation.

Please contact 101 or 101@dc.police.uk quoting log number 427 for the 1st of December.

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