Appeal for witnesses after two people injured in collision


Police have appealed for witnesses following a collision in Newton Abbot earlier this week.

Emergency services were called to reports of a collision involving a Honda motorbike and a Kia SUV on Ashburton Road at around 9.20pm on Tuesday 24 May.

Police, ambulance and fire crews attended the incident.

Two people sustained injuries. The motorbike rider, a local man aged in his 40s was taken go Derriford with serious injuries. The car driver, a man aged in his 60s, from Torquay, sustained minor injuries and was taken to Torbay Hospital.

The road was closed whilst investigation and recovery work took place.

If you witnessed the incident, or have any information or dashcam footage that could help the police with their enquiries, email or call 101, quoting log number 825 of 24/05/22.

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