Police appeal for witnesses after man dies in RTC

(Last Updated On: May 13, 2015)

Police are appealing for witnesses after following a road traffic collision in which a man died yesterday (Tuesday 12th May)

Police, the fire service, ambulance and an air .ambulance attended the two-vehicle collision that happened on the A380.

The collision between a Citroën Saxo and a Vauxhall Astra occurred shortly before 12.40pm on Tedburn Road, Whitestone, between Bakers Hill and Path Finder Village.

The driver of the silver Citroën Saxo, a 53-year-old man from Exeter, was pronounced dead at the scene. His family have been informed. There were no other occupants in this car.

The three occupants of the green Vauxhall Astra were taken to the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital by ambulance. A 69-year-old man and 66-year-old woman were later discharged. A 92-year-old woman remains in hospital with serious but not life-threatening injuries.

The road was closed for around eight hours while a forensic examination of the scene and recovery work took place. Highways assisted with the road closure.

Officers from the Serious Collisions Investigation Unit at Bodmin are appealing for any witnesses to contact them by emailing 101@devonandcornwall.pnn.police.uk or calling 101, quoting reference 327 of 12 May.


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