A man has died after being struck by a van as he changed a tyre on a vehicle on the A30 at Alphington, Exeter this afternoon, Monday 26th March.
Emergency services were called to the scene around 12.25pm to reports of a man being hit by a grey renault van.
Police, ambulance crews and the air ambulance attended the incident on the eastbound carriageway. The man was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The man’s next of kin have not yet been informed.
Police have arrested a 32 year old man from Exeter. He is currently in custody.
#Devon A reminder that on the #A30 e/bound near #Exeter, between the #A377 and the #M5, only one lane is open while we help @DC_Police at the scene of a serious collision. Expect delays. Note too, the access slip-road onto the #A30 is also closed at the #A377 junction. pic.twitter.com/g5XgZ9Ki2U
— Highways England (@HighwaysSWEST) March 26, 2018
Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Team are investigating the collision and asking for any witnesses to contact them.
Anyone who can assist is asked to contact police via email@example.com or by phone on 101, quoting log number 303 of 26/03/18.
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