Cyclist in his sixties is seriously injured in collision at Budleigh

PUBLISHED: 15:37 07 February 2019 | UPDATED: 18:42 07 February 2019


A cyclist in his sixties was seriously injured in a collision in Budleigh Salterton this morning.

Police rushed to the scene, at High Street, following a collision between a car and the cyclist.

The incident happened at 10.30am today (Thursday, February 7).

A spokesman for Devon and Cornwall Police said: “The cyclist, a man in his 60s, was taken to hospital with serious injuries, not believed to be life-threatening or changing.

It was reported that the driver had failed to stop at the scene of the incident but returned and made themselves known to police.

“The driver was not reported to have sustained any injuries.

“The car and the bicycle have been recovered and the road is clear.”

If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Exmouth Journal. Click the link in the yellow box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad. Coronavirus is one of the greatest challenges our community has ever faced, but if we all play our part we will defeat it. We're here to serve as your advocate and trusted source of local information.

In these testing times, your support is more important than ever. Thank you.

Most Read

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Most Read

Latest from the Exmouth Journal