Police appeal for witnesses following A38 crash


Police have appealed for witnesses following a serious crash on the A38 at Splatford Split yesterday, Wednesday 23rd October.

The two car collision happened at around 11.15am. Police, fire, ambulance crews and the air ambulance attended the scene.

Devon and Cornwall police said on their website: “The collision occurred in lane three at the junction and resulted in one driver, the only occupant of the first vehicle, being located out of the vehicle in the carriageway with serious injuries. This driver was taken to Derriford Hospital and is in a stable but critical condition.

“The occupants of the other vehicle involved were an adult driver, who was taken to the RD&E Hospital and is currently recovering well, and a child who was flown to Southampton Hospital with serious injuries; these are not believed to be life-threatening.

“The road was closed to allow for collision investigation and clearance.
Officers from the Devon and Cornwall Roads Policing Team attended and carried out a detailed scene examination.

“Police would like to speak to anyone who was in the area and witnessed the collision, or may have dashcam footage of the incident.”

Witnesses, or anyone with information, are urged to contact police by calling 101, or emailing 101@dc.police.uk, quoting log number 250 of 23/10/19.

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