Exmouth: Injured man in ‘serious but stable’ condition after emergency services were called to incident in Douglas Avenue

Police say a pensioner is in a ‘serious but stable’ condition in hospital after he was injured in an incident which saw the air ambulance land in Exmouth.

Emergency services were called to Douglas Avenue at around 2.50pm yesterday (Monday, September 15) after concern was raised for a man aged in his 70s.

Devon and Cornwall Police said the casualty was taken to Derriford Hospital in Plymouth.

It was unknown what the man’s injuries are, said police.

The force added this afternoon (Tuesday) that the man is in a ‘serious but stable’ condition.

No further information has been given as to the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Eyewitnesses said around a dozen emergency services vehicles and the air ambulance attended the scene in Douglas Avenue and remained there until yesterday afternoon.

A police spokesperson said: “Police were called at 2.50pm yesterday to Douglas Avenue, Exmouth following reports of concern for the welfare of a man.

“A man in his 70s is being taken to Derriford Hospital with unknown injuries.”

They added this afternoon: “He is in a serious but stable condition in hospital.”

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