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Fatal collision - Kingsteignton

Alert message sent 21/08/2020 10:04:00

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Witnesses sought by police

A motorcyclist has died following a serious collision in Kingsteignton this morning, 21 August.

Emergency services were called at 2.20am after the single-vehicle collision involving a blue motorcycle on Strap Lane.

The rider, a 20-year-old man from the Newton Abbot area, sustained serious injuries and was taken to Torbay District Hospital. He died a short time later.

The road was closed for more than five hours whilst a forensic examination of the collision scene was conducted.    
Officers from the Roads Policing Team are investigating and are appealing for witnesses who may have seen the collision, or the motorcycle travelling in the area prior to the incident.

Any CCTV owners on Strap Lane or motorists with relevant dash cam footage are also urged to contact police via 101@dc.police.uk or by telephone on 101, quoting log number 88 of 21/08/20.
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Shirley Craft (Police, Community Messaging Officer, Devon & Cornwall)

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