Man, 19, sustains life threatening injuries in collision at Daisymount

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Police and paramedics were called out at 3.05am this morning (August 4) after reports a man was involved in a collision with a HGV at Daisymount Cross, Ottery St Mary.

A 19-year-old man has sustained life threatening injuries after a collision with a HGV.

Emergency services were called at 3.05am this morning (August 4) to the westbound carriageway of the A30 at Daisymount Cross, Ottery St Mary.

Police said the man, who is from Hampshire, was walking along the carriageway with three other men when he was involved in a collision with a HGV.

He was taken to Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital before being transferred to Derriford Hospital.


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A police spokeswoman said: “He sustained life-threatening injuries and was taken to Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital before being transferred to Derriford Hospital.

“The other three men were not injured.”

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One lane of the A30 westbound at Daisymount Cross remains closed as officers carry out an examination and the lorry is recovered.

Motorists are being urged to find an alternative route as ongoing delays are expected.

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