Police ‘investigating circumstances’ of Exeter crash after pedestrian is hospitalised with serious leg injuries

Police are ‘investigating the circumstances’ of a car crash in Exeter which saw a pedestrian aged in her 20s taken to hospital with serious leg injuries.  

The collision involving a Ford Escort happened on the Western Way inner bypass at around 11.40pm on Wednesday, December 1.

It led to the road being closed for four hours. Armed officers were among those called to the scene.

As a result of the collision, the pedestrian, who is a woman in her 20s, was taken to Derriford Hospital with serious leg injuries…

A force spokesperson said: “Police are investigating the circumstances that has led to a pedestrian being hospitalised following a collision in Exeter.

“At around 11.40pm on Wednesday, December 1, a collision occurred on [the]Western Way inner bypass in Exeter between a red Ford Escort and a pedestrian.

“As a result of the collision, the pedestrian, who is a woman in her 20s, was taken to Derriford Hospital with serious leg injuries.

“The scene was attended by the Alliance Roads Policing team, armed response team and locally-based response officers.

“The road was closed for around four hours as scene examination work took place.

“Anyone who witnessed the incident, or who may have dashcam footage, is asked to email 101@dc.police.uk quoting log 867 of December 1.

“We would like to thank the public for their patience while the road was closed.”

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