Pensioner pedestrian injured in collision with ambulance on emergency call in Exeter

A pensioner pedestrian has been injured in a collision with an ambulance on an emergency call as she crossed the road in Exeter. 

The 78-year-old woman was injured on Cowley Bridge Road, at around 3.20pm on Friday, November 22.

Police have issued an appeal for witnesses over the incident, which happened near the Esso petrol station.

The force said yesterday (Friday) the pedestrian had suffered ‘serious injuries’.

A Devon and Cornwall Police spokesperson said today (Saturday): “At 3.20pm on Friday 23 November, police were notified of a road traffic incident on the A377 Cowley Bridge Road, Exeter.

 “The incident was attended by personnel from the police and ambulance services.

“A 78-year-old female pedestrian crossing the road was injured by an emergency ambulance responding to a call for medical assistance.

“Officers from the Exeter Roads Policing Unit are appealing for witnesses to come forward quoting log number 430 of 22/11/19.

“Police would like to thank members of the public for their patience during the scene closure.”

Anyone with information can contact police by calling 101 or emailing

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