Woman and child seriously injured in Paignton collision


A woman and child were seriously injured in a collision in Paignton yesterday, Wednesday 15 September.

Emergency services were called to a collision involving a Black BMW, a white Peugeot and two pedestrians in Windmill Road, Paignton at around 3.40pm.

The pedestrians were both seriously injured. An 11-year-old girl, sustained what were described as life threatening injuries. A 39-year-old woman, sustained life changing injuries.

The girl was airlifted by the Devon Air Ambulance to Bristol Children’s Hospital and the woman was taken to Bristol Southmead Hospital.

The driver of the BMW, a 54-year-old woman, was treated by paramedics at the scene for minor injuries.

Police have appealed for any witnesses, or anyone with dashcam footage to come forward.

The road was closed whilst officers investigated the scene.

Please email 101@dc.police.uk or call 101, quoting log number 0607 of Wednesday 15 September.

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