Update: Police have confirmed the man has died. More here: https://wearesouthdevon.com/man-dies-hit-van-whilst-changing-tyre-a30/
A pedestrian who was changing a tyre on a vehicle on the side of the A30 has been hit by a vehicle today, Monday 26th March.
Emergency services including police, ambulances crews and the air ambulance are at the scene near the Alphington junction.
Closures are in place on the A30 Alphington, Exeter and the M5 at junction 31 near Exminster.
The #A30 in #Exeter Is now closed eastbound between the junction for #A377 near #Exeter and J31 #M5 due to a serious collision. .The entry slip road from #A377 eastbound is also closed.#TrafficOfficers and @DC_Police remain on scene. Delays in the area please approach with care. pic.twitter.com/H2VKbv0LqI
— Highways England (@HighwaysSWEST) March 26, 2018
Devon and Cornwall Police have said: “This appears to be a serious incident and we ask that road users seek alternative routes for the foreseeable future,”
Closures are in place on the A30 Alphington, Exeter and the M5 at junction 31 near Exminster following a serious collision between a pedestrian & a van. We ask that road users seek alternative routes for the foreseeable future.
— DevonCornwall Police (@DC_Police) March 26, 2018
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