Police appeal after cyclist is hurt in crash in Longdown Road area of Exeter

Police are appealing for information after a cyclist was hurt in a crash in Exeter on Saturday, June 5.

Emergency services including the air ambulance were called to the Longdown Road area at around 1.30pm.

No other vehicles are believed to have been involved in the incident.

The cyclist was taken to hospital and the road was closed for several hours.

A Devon and Cornwall Police spokesperson said: “Police in Exeter are appealing for information after a cyclist was injured on Saturday 5 June, in the Longdown Road area.

Police attended the scene at around 1.30pm, along with South West Ambulance and the Devon Air Ambulance.

“The cyclist was transferred to the NHS South West Trauma Centre, Derriford, for further medical treatment.

“Officers from the Roads Policing Unit and forensic collision investigators also attended and the road was closed for a number of hours whilst a specialist examination and recovery took place.

“No other vehicles are believed to have been involved in the collision, and anyone who may have witnessed the incident or may have been in the area at the time and may have dashcam footage are asked to contact 101, quoting log number 559 of 05/06/21.

“Police would like to thank the public for their patience during the closure while the scene was investigated.”

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