Police appeal after serious collision in Sidford


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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.

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.

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