Man arrested after cyclist seriously injured in collision

(Last Updated On: August 9, 2021)

A man has been arrested following a collision in Exeter in which a cyclist sustained serious injuries.

Emergency services were called to reports of a collision involving a black BMW and a cyclist on Western Way, at the Barnfield Road junction at around 8.35pm on Saturday 7 August.

The road was closed whilst police investigated the scene, reopening the following day at 5.20am.

A 21-year-old man from Plymouth was arrested on suspicion of drink driving and causing serious injury by dangerous driving, and has been released under investigation, pending further enquiries.

Police have appealed for witnesses. If you witnessed the incident or have any information or dashcam footage that could help the police with their enquiries, please email or call 101, quoting 0979 of Saturday 7 August.

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