Man dies following collision in Torquay

27/09/2011 - Accident on Crownhill Road and the junction of Little Dock Lane - A biker was taken to hospital with serious leg injuries.
Police accident sign - for file
Pic by Paul Slater
Rep - GB
Contact -  none
(Last Updated On: May 18, 2018)

Update: The man’s next of kin has now been informed.

A man has died following a collision in Torquay this morning, Thursday 17th May.

The collision involving a car and a motorcycle happened on St Marychurch Road around 7.20am

The rider of the motorbike, a man in his 30s, died as a result of the collision.

Police say that efforts are underway to locate and inform his next of kin and formal identification is yet to take place.

The driver of the BMW was uninjured.

Road closures were put in place at the scene and across Great Hill Road and St Marychurch Road back to Newton Abbot; some road closures remain in the area.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or has any information is asked to contact police at or by calling 101 quoting log 119 17/5/18.

You can join us on our social media pages, follow us on Facebook or Twitter and keep up to date with whats going on in South Devon.

Got a news story, blog or press release that you’d like to share or want to advertise with us? Contact us


Team account for We Are South Devon.