Appeal for witnesses of Cullompton incident involving pedestrian and van

By Alan Quick   |   Editorial Manager/Photojournalist   |
Saturday 6th November 2021 3:15 pm
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POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a pedestrian aged in her 80s was seriously injured in a collision with a van in Cullompton on Thursday, November 4.

Officers and paramedics were called to the incident in Fore Street, which involved a Ford Transit van, at around 10.40am.

The female pedestrian, a local woman, sustained serious injuries to her head and legs and was taken to the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital for treatment. 

Fore Street was closed for around five hours while an investigation took place. Enquiries are ongoing into the circumstances surrounding the collision.

A man aged in his 30s was arrested on suspicion of driving while unfit through drugs and was remanded in police custody.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or has dashcam footage from the area at the time, is asked to call police on 101, or email: [email protected], quoting log 252 of November 4, 2021. 

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