Cyclist sustains 'serious' injuries after Exmouth road collision

PUBLISHED: 10:57 19 October 2017 | UPDATED: 10:57 19 October 2017

Three people were taken to hospital after the crash.

Three people were taken to hospital after the crash.

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A 60 year old cyclist was taken to Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital after a road collision involving a car in Exmouth on Wednesday (October 18).

A female cyclist suffered ‘serious’ injuries after being involved in a collision with a car in Exmouth on Wednesday (October 18).

Emergency services were called out some time between 4.30pm and 5pm after reports of a road traffic collision in Imperial Way.

According to police, a 60-year-old female cyclist sustained ‘serious’ injuries after a collision also involving a Peugeot 206.

A Devon and Cornwall Police spokesman added that the car driver was uninjured.

South Western Ambulance Service has confirmed that the two ambulances attended and the cyclist was taken to Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital for treatment on leg and facial injuries.

Fire crews also attended and made the vehicle and scene safe while also assisting paramedics and police.

Police say enquiries into the incident are on-going and anyone who witnesses the incident is asked to contact police via 101@dc.police.uk or ring 101, quoting long number 563 of October 18, 2017.

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