Police appeal after serious collision in Sidford


- Credit: Archant

Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious collision in Sidford which left a 65-year-old pedestrian with life-threatening injuries.

Emergency services were called to Church Street in Sidford at 6pm yesterday (Thursday) after a Vauxhall Corsa car-derived van was in collision with the man.

The Sidmouth-based man sustained serious injuries to his head and body.

He was flown by air ambulance to Derriford Hospital in Plymouth, where he remains in a serious but stable condition.

The driver, a 41-year-old man from Seaton, was uninjured.

You may also want to watch:

Part of Church Street was closed for six hours while officers from the police serious collisions investigation unit carried out a forensic examination of the scene.

Road diversions were in place.

Most Read

Officers are appealing for witnesses to the incident to contact them on 101, quoting log number 579 of 16/04/15.

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter