A 13-year-old boy has sustained “serious injuries” after being involved in a collision with a car while riding an e-scooter in Sidmouth.

Police were called to the scene of the collision on Station Road, which involved a BMW Mini, at around 5.40pm on Saturday, May 27.

A Devon & Cornwall Police spokesperson said: “The scooter rider, a 13-year-old boy, has received serious injuries as a result of the collision.

“The road was closed in both directions while the scene was examined by the Specialist Operations Roads Policing Team.

“Police are appealing for any witnesses that have not already spoken to them, but who may have seen the collision, or have dash camera footage, to contact police on 101 quoting the log number 804 27/05/23.”

Information can also be reported to the police on the force's website (devon-cornwall.police.uk).