Police say man found with head injuries in Exeter remains ‘critical but stable’ in hospital

Police are investigating how a man in Exeter was left with serious head injuries in the early hours of Tuesday morning (July 19).

Officers were called by paramedics to New North Road, near the Esso garage, at around 3.20am, for an injured man in his 40s.

The casualty was taken to Derriford Hospital, in Plymouth, where he remains in a critical but stable condition.

Police are keen to hear from anyone with information, or dashcam or doorbell footage of the area where the man was found.

A Devon and Cornwall Police spokesperson said: “Police are investigating the circumstances of how a man sustained serious head injuries in New North Road, Exeter, in the early hours of Tuesday 19 July.

“Officers were called to the scene, near to the Esso garage, by the ambulance service at around 3.20am.

“The injured man, aged in his 40s, was taken to Derriford Hospital in Plymouth where he currently remains in a critical but stable condition.

“Police have remained in the area today carrying out enquiries. The investigation continues.”

Call police with information on 101 and quote reference CR/064349/22.

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