Pedestrian seriously injured in A380 collision

News Desk
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Posted Monday, August 1, 2016 - 12:43pm

Police were called by the ambulance service shortly after 4am on Saturday 30th July 2016 with a report that a 24 year old male pedestrian had been in collision with a white Peugeot van on the A380.

The incident happened 1km south of the Penn Inn roundabout on the Torquay bound lane of the dual carriageway.

The pedestrian lives outside the force area. The driver of the van is 49 and from Dawlish.

The van was travelling towards Torquay and it appears that the pedestrian was crossing the carriageway towards the central reservation when he was struck by the vehicle.

The pedestrian was taken to Torbay Hospital by ambulance and transferred to Derriford Hospital with serious but not life threatening injuries, where he remains in a stable condition. No arrests were made.

The road was closed for eight and a half hours.

If you witnessed the collision, please contact police by email at or by calling 101, quoting reference 0176 of 30th July 2016

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