Police appeal for witnesses and dashcam footage after woman is seriously injured in crash near East Devon village

Police are appealing for information after a woman was taken to hospital with serious injuries following a crash near an East Devon village.

The emergency services were called to reports a car had crashed at the Four Elms Hill, on the A3052 near Newton Poppleford, East Devon, shortly before 5pm on Tuesday, March 15,

The woman driver of the car was taken to hospital in Plymouth after she was left with serious injuries as a result of the crash, said police.

The road was closed while an examination of the crash scene was carried out.

Investigating officers want to hear from anyone who may have seen the crash, or has dashcam footage of the collision.

A Devon and Cornwall Police spokesperson said: “On Tuesday 15 March 2022 at around 4.45pm, police, ambulance and the fire and rescue service were called to a single vehicle road traffic collision at Four Elms Hill on the A3052 near Newton Poppleford.

“The female driver of the vehicle involved sustained serious injuries as a result and was taken to Derriford Hospital.

“Officers from the roads policing team attended the location, and an examination of the scene was conducted.”

The spokesperson added: “Once the examination of the scene was conducted the road was re-opened.

“Police would like to thank the public for their patience and support during this time.”

  • If you witnessed the crash, or have dashcam footage, call police on 101 quoting log number 543 15/03/22.

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