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Serious incident A38 - Newton Abbot

Alert message sent 01/09/2020 13:32:00

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Man struck by tyre

Police were called to the A38 between the Drumbridges Roundabout and Chudleigh Knighton junction near Newton Abbot, this morning with a report that a pedestrian had been struck by a tyre which appeared to have come off a passing vehicle.

A man has been seriously injured in the incident, which occurred at around 10.30am, and enquiries are continuing.

The Eastbound/Exeter-bound carriageway from Drumbridges Roundabout is expected to be closed for some time so drivers are advised to avoid the area.

The Westbound carriageway has been temporarily closed.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information which could assist police enquiries is asked to contact police on 101 or via email at 101@dc.police.uk quoting log number 261, 1/9/20.

 
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