Sidmouth man airlifted to hospital after wife accidentally ‘reversed car into him’, say police.
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Ambulance service confirmed both sustained ‘non-life threatening’ injuries
An elderly Sidmouth man was airlifted to hospital yesterday after his wife accidentally ‘reversed her car into him’, say police.
Devon Air Ambulance was called to Sid Road at 5.41pm on Thursday (April 28) and flew the man to the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (RD&E) with leg injuries.
The woman also sustained head injuries in the collision and was taken to the RD&E by ambulance.
A spokeswomen for South Western Ambulance Service said that neither of the casualties is thought to be in a life-threatening condition.
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Police also attended the scene. A force spokesman said: “It appears that the female reversed her car into her husband, before shooting forward and colliding with a garage adjoining a separate property.
“She suffered head injuries and the man suffered leg injuries – both appear to be non-life threatening.”
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He confirmed the collision was an accident and police will not be conducting further enquiries..