Cyclist in ‘serious condition’ taken to hospital after collision near Budleigh

PUBLISHED: 14:25 30 July 2020 | UPDATED: 08:08 31 July 2020

The Exmouth Road between the Woodbury turn off and Knowle. Picture: Google

The Exmouth Road between the Woodbury turn off and Knowle. Picture: Google

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A male cyclist has been taken to hospital following a collision near Budleigh Salterton on Thursday (July 30)

Police have confirmed that a male cyclist has been taken to hospital in a ‘serious condition’ after a collision on Exmouth Road near Knowle VIllage.

Officers say they were called shortly before 1pm after reports of a collision involving a car and a push bike between the Woodbury turn off and Knowle.

The road is currently closed in both directions.

Update 8am Friday (July 31): Police say the cyclist, a 78-year-old man from the Topsham area, suffered life-changing injuries.

They are appealing for witnesses to the collision which involved a silver Audi TT driven by a 65-year-old woman from the Exeter area, who was unhurt.

Contact officers on the 101 system quoting log number 419 of 30th July 2020 - or pass on information to Crimestoppers anonymously via their Anonymous Online Form or call them on 0800 555 111


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