Driver airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after collision at Daisymount Junction

The scene of the accident on the A30. Ref mhh 8447-37-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

The scene of the accident on the A30. Ref mhh 8447-37-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton - Credit: Archant

The Exeter-bound A30 carriageway remains closed following the incident

A man has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after a collision on the A30 at Daisymount Junction.

The incident, involving a car and an HGV, happened on the Exeter-bound carriageway close to the airport at 6.45am this morning (Tuesday) and emergency services are at the scene.

Police say the Exeter-bound road will be closed for some time while officers investigate the scene and are advising drivers to avoid the area if possible.

Fire crews from Honiton, Ottery St Mary and Middlemoor were called to the incident and used hydraulic cutting equipment and tools to release the driver of the car, who was trapped in his vehicle.


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The casualty sustained serious injuries and is now at Derriford Hospital.

A police spokesperson confirmed the East-bound carriageway has now re-opened, but Exeter-bound traffic is being diverted via the old A30.

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