Appeal for witnesses following serious collision involving cyclist

(Last Updated On: August 5, 2022)

Police have appealed for witnesses following a serious collision in Exeter yesterday, Thursday 4 August.

Emergency services were called to reports of a collision involving a silver Vauxhall Corsa and a cyclist at the junction of Okehampton Road and Exwick Road just before 6.20pm.

The cyclist sustained serious injuries and was taken to hospital by air ambulance. The man’s identity is cutrently unknown. He is a white male, believed to be in his 50s.

The 19-year-old driver, who was uninjured, was arrested at the scene and taken to Exeter police station. He has since been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

The road was closed whilst investigations took place.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or has any information, in particular dashcam footage, is asked to get in touch via the Force website or by telephone on 101, quoting log number 727 of 4th August 2022.

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