Police appeal for witnesses after a man is taken to hospital with serious leg injuries following a bus crash in Exeter

A man suffered serious leg injuries and was taken to hospital after a bus crash in Exeter city centre on Sunday afternoon (April 7).

Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a bus and pedestrian were involved in what police are calling a ‘serious collision’ in Cheeke Street, Exeter, shortly after 4pm.

A man in his 30s was taken to hospital with ‘serious leg injuries’ police said.

The road was closed for several hours while officers examined the crash scene.

Investigating officers want to hear from witnesses with information about the crash, or motorists with dashcam footage.

A Devon and Cornwall Police spokesperson said: “Police are appealing for witnesses and information following a serious collision involving a single-decker bus and a pedestrian in Exeter.

“Officers were called around 4.10pm on Sunday 7 April to reports of the incident on Cheeke Street.

“The pedestrian, a man in 30s from Exeter, sustained serious leg injuries and was taken to the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital.

“The road was closed for around two-and-a-half hours while an investigation was carried out at the scene.”

The police spokesperson added: “Officers from the Roads Policing Team are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident and asking for any witnesses or motorists with relevant dashcam footage to contact them.”

If you can help, contact police online or call 101, quoting log 484 of 7 April.

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