Update: The man has now been identified.
Police would like to thank the public for their help in identifying a man who was found unconscious on the A385 near Berry Pomeroy.
Inspector Richard Pryce from the Safer Roads Support Unit, said: “Thanks to the public sharing and retweeting images of the clothing that the police released on Thursday 30 October, we received a number of calls and managed to positively identify the injured man late last night.
“A 41-year-old man still remains in a critical condition. Our attentions are now focussed on investigating this incident and we are still appealing for the public’s help. Anyone who may have information is asked to contact the police on 101 quoting log 0010 of the 29th October.”
Police have released images of the clothing that they hope may identify a man found unconscious on the A385 on Wednesday 29th October at 00.20 am
The images are of the clothing the man was wearing at the time he was found.
The man remains critical in Derriford Hospital and police need help to identity him.
He is described as 5’ 4” in height with a medium build, He has cropped/shaven brown hair and is in his 40s or 50s.
He was also wearing a distinctive yellow and black/navy blue hoodie with a picture of Tokyo and logo on the front, and a picture of the South East Asian lady in mustard yellow on the back, with ‘Holland 2000’ written in blue.
He was wearing a peace logo on a leather strap around his neck, khaki trousers and an ‘Animal’ brand belt, plus a number of wristbands and a striped beany.
Police are keen to speak to his family or anyone who could identify him.
A 54-year-old man from Torquay has been arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving, and has been bailed until the 17th December pending further enquiries.
Anyone who may have information on the incident, or who may know the identity of the man is asked to contact the police on 101 quoting log 0010 of the 29th October.
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