Police appeal for witnesses after moped rider, 66, is seriously injured in Exeter crash

Police are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist was seriously injured in a three-vehicle crash in Exeter.

A 66-year-old man was taken to Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, with ‘extensive’ injuries, including broken ribs and punctured lung, after a three-vehicle crash on Topsham Road, Exeter, at 11am on Thursday, April 22.

Topsham Road, at Barrack Road, was closed in both directions while officers conducted investigations at the scene.

A Devon and Cornwall Police spokesperson said: “The incident occurred at the junction to Barrack Road and involved a Volvo HGV, a Neco Alex-One moped and a Skoda Yeti.

“South West Ambulance Service, Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service and Devon and Cornwall Police attended and the rider of the moped, a 66-year-old man, was taken to Derriford Hospital with extensive injuries including broken ribs and a collapsed lung.”

Witnesses are asked to contact police on 101, or email 101@dc.police.uk and quote log number 278, 22/4/21.

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